Wallace's obituary reads:
Jesse Moore Wallace was born December 25, 1907, in Livingston Creek, Arkansas. He was the son of Arthur and Mary Sullivan Wallace. He married Euna Rose Watley, August 17, 1937, in Olathe, Kansas. He was a steel worker for Armco Steel and an aircraft worker for North American Aviation three years during World War II. He lived in Mountain Home, Arkansas since moving from Kansas City, Missouri, in 1971. Mr. Wallace was Chairman of the Mountain Home Masonic Lodge #225 F&AM; Master and lifetime member of Sheffield Lodge #625 F&AM in Kansas City, Missouri; member of Missouri and Arkansas Old Time Fiddlers Association; and member of the Society For Preservation of Blue Grass Music Association. He was also a member of Royal Arch Masons, the Missouri Lodge of Research, and a recipient of the Pillars of Solomon Award by the Grand Lodge of Arkansas. He was a member of Fellowship Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Jesse Moore Wallace passed away at Baxter Regional Medical Center, April 10, 2006, at the age of 98 years, 3 months and 15 days.