Liz Wallace, I love you and you'll be missed

Real Estate Broker/Owner with Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 GREC# 169695

I'm sitting here at my office with tears running down my face.  5 years and 6 months ago today was the first time I picked up the phone and dialed Liz.  I know we were on the phone for a couple of hours.  I'm just heartbroken to read her daughter's post today about her passing.  If you didn't get to meet Liz here in the rain, I'm so sorry. If you did, then you knew a really great lady who will be truly missed.  I was also friend with Liz on Facebook and saw her daughter post today she had passed.

Her daughter wrote:

It is with the heaviest of hearts that we announce the passing of our mother Elizabeth Wallace. She fought a good fight and leaves behind so many that love her dearly. She was an amazing mother and even better Nana to her 10 granchildren. There will not be a day that goes by that we don't miss her incredibly. We hold on to the memories we have and will continue on in her fashion. Strong & always up for a laugh.... <3

We will celebrate her life with a memorial mass this Saturday, February 25th at 10:30 a.m. at St. Agnes Cathedral in Rockville Centre


One of my favorite things to ask her when I'd call was "how are the hooligans?" That was her term of affection for her grands.  I am going to miss her so much. 


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Jim Paulson
Progressive Realty (Boise Idaho) - Boise, ID

Another wake up call that some day you won't wake up.  Be kind out there people, you never know when your number is up!

Feb 22, 2017 01:44 PM #39
Yolanda Cordova-Gilbert
Richmond, TX

What a great tribute and it is so hard to loose a friend and a loved one! 

Feb 22, 2017 01:49 PM #40
Carla Muss-Jacobs, RETIRED
RETIRED / State License is Inactive - Portland, OR

Thank you for posting this.  I spoke to Liz once, or twice, and I forgot why.  But, I do recall the basic conversation was very pleasant and I loved her edge.   

Feb 22, 2017 02:29 PM #41
Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

It's like we lose a little piece of our family when we lose a member here. I know anyone who interacted with her knew what a great lady she was.  I'm so happy I picked up the phone that first time and took our friendship to another level.

Feb 22, 2017 02:29 PM #42
John Wiley
Right Move Real Estate Group- EXP Realty - Fort Myers, FL
Lee County, FL, ECO Broker, GRI, SRES,GREEN,PSA

Tammy, thanks for sharing. You gave your friend great honor.

Thanks for caring.

Feb 22, 2017 02:58 PM #43
Keller Williams Select Realtors-Buy a home in Washington DC. Sell a home in Washington DC - Bowie, MD
I don't make promises.I deliver results.SOLD HOMES

My prayers and condolescences to Liz Wallace Family members and friends. Blessed are they that mourn for they shall be comforted. Pray God comfort the family during this mourning period.

Feb 22, 2017 05:55 PM #44
Janice Zaltman
United Realty Group - Boca Raton, FL
South Florida Residential Real Estate

It is always sad to lose someone we care about.  Thank you for letting us know. 

Feb 22, 2017 06:58 PM #45
Diana White-Pettis
Bennett Realty Solutions - Upper Marlboro, MD
GRI, CDPE, CNE, WHC Upper Marlboro Homes for Sale


What a great tribute.  I did not know Liz, but my heart goes out to her family and friends.  I know she will be truly missed by all who were fortunate enough to have their lives touched by her.

Feb 22, 2017 07:07 PM #46
Lottie Kendall
Compass - San Francisco, CA
Helping make your real estate dreams a reality

I didn't know Liz well, but enough to feel your sorrow at losing a great friend. Life is short; it seems that Liz lived it well.

Feb 22, 2017 07:25 PM #47
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

Omg, Tammy Lankford, I'm so sorry to hear this ... I smiled when I read the word hooligans, and I remember Liz referring to the hooligans... very, very is much too short.

Feb 23, 2017 02:55 AM #48
Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg IL Real Estate

That is a shame. Thanks for telling us Tammy.

Feb 23, 2017 05:15 AM #49
Sally K. & David L. Hanson
EXP Realty 414-525-0563 - Brookfield, WI
WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce

I missed this announcement...may her family find peace in the many wonderful memories she has left them for a lifetime.

Feb 23, 2017 06:14 AM #50
Charita Cadenhead
Keller Williams Realty - Birmingham, AL
Serving Jefferson and Shelby Counties (Alabama)

I had to go to her page to recall her, but immediately I remembered when I saw her face.  My deepest sympathy to the family and all who knew her. Thanks for sharing Tammy.

Feb 23, 2017 06:18 AM #51
Nancy Laswick
United Real Estate - Phoenix, AZ
Your REALTOR® For The Valley Of The Sun

Thank you for sharing Tammy Lankford, my prayers and sympathy go to her family and friends. I didn't know Liz but I have read several of her posts.

Feb 23, 2017 01:06 PM #52
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

I was not aware of her here but as a cancer survivor when any type of illness takes someone before its time you feel a sense of loss.

Feb 23, 2017 01:59 PM #53
Theresa Akin

Sending prayers to help her family recover in her loss. RIP LIZ!!

Feb 24, 2017 02:03 PM #54
Mike McCann - Nebraska Farm Land Broker
Mike McCann - Broker, Mach1 Realty Farmland Broker-Auctioneer Serving Rural Nebraska - Kearney, NE
Farm Land For Sale 308-627-3700 or 800-241-3940

Hi Tammy Lankford,   I am sorry for the family of your friend.  SOunds like she was great lady and judging by the faces in the photo...a wonderful Grandma. Thoughts and prayers from our home.

Feb 24, 2017 07:38 PM #55
Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

This is heartbreaking.  I'm so sorry and prayers going out for all those who knew her.  -Kasey

Mar 04, 2017 09:28 AM #56
Jill Sackler
Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. 516-575-7500 - Long Beach, NY
LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate

What a shock! I met her once when we held a Long Island meet-up. I'm going to dig up the pictures and post them. She was very nice.

Mar 23, 2017 06:31 AM #57
Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

Jill Sackler  are you on facebook?  If you make them a public post there and tag me, I'll tag her page so her family can see them.  I'm sure they'd love that.

Mar 23, 2017 08:38 AM #58
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