Wallace Osborn Ewers of Louisa

Wallace Osborn Ewers, 76, of Louisa, Ky., died Dec. 27, 2011, in Three Rivers Medical Center. He was born Jan. 26, 1935, in Pikeville, Ky., a son of the late Ossie and Minnie Dixon Ewers. He was the owner and operator of Shoneys Restaurant. He served in the U.S. Army and was a member of Louisa United Methodist Church, Odd Fellows, Apperson Lodge No. 195, F.&A.M. Shriners and Masons. He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Brenda Lou Ewers; daughter, Amy Ewers; son, Wally Ewers II, all of Louisa; stepdaughter, Rhonda Fisher of Summersville, S.C.; two stepsons, Duane Thaxton of Charleston and Ronnie Thaxton of Roanoke, Va.; sister, Alice queen of Louisa; and 11 grandchildren. Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 30, in Young Funeral Home Chapel with Bill Copley officiating. Burial was in Greenlawn Cemetery, Louisa. Visitation was 5-9 p.m. Thursday in Young Funeral Home, Louisa.