She was a 1972 graduate of Franklin County High School. She later attended Motlow State Community College and the Tennessee Technology Center in Shelbyville where she earned a certification as a legal secretary. She worked as a legal secretary at The Legal Aid Society in Tullahoma until her health failed. She was a member of Mt. Sinai Baptist Church.
She is survived by her daughters, Karessa (Allen) Childress of Tullahoma, Karena Rowe of Shelbyville and Kristy (Dwayne) Darden of Winchester; sisters, Deta (Bob) Gant of Shelbyville, Jackie (Hirm) Rowland also of Shelbyville and Patsy Harper, of Fayetteville; brothers, Marvin (Mary) Walker of Wisconsin and Waymond (Doris) Walker of Shelbyville; 10 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be conducted from the chapel of Watson-North Funeral Home at 1 p.m. Friday August 24, 2012.
Interment will follow at Thorogood Cemetery in Cowan with friends and family serving as pallbearers.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Thursday evening (August 23, 2012) at Mt. Sinai Baptist Church in Cowan and again at Watson-North Funeral Home on Friday (August 24, 2012) from noon-till 1 p.m.
Watson-North Funeral Home in charge of arrangements