Parris Michelle Wallace, of Canton, died June 23, 2013. Services were held Thursday June 26, 2013, at First United Methodist Church in Canton, with burial at Natchez Trace Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements were handled by Breeland Funeral Home.

She was born in Jackson on Oct. 24, 1992. She graduated from Madison Central High School in 2011 and was currently a pre-nursing student at The University of Mississippi.

She had a smile that could light up a room and the most contagious laugh you had ever heard. Her piercing blue eyes were the most beautiful you have ever seen.

She is survived by her father and stepmother, Gary and Patrice Wallace, paternal grandparents John and Barbara Wallace, a sister Kaylis Wallace Byrnes, one nephew and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, friends. And a very special friend Philip Cook, and her beloved Nanny Mama Alice McLaurin.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Pamela Tumey Wallace and her maternal grandparents. Donations can be made to Batson Children's Hospital-Division of Pediatric Neurology and can be mailed to the Division of Public Affairs, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS, 39216.