HURST — Katie “Kittie” L. Walker, 87, passed away at 5:34 a.m. Tuesday May 15, 2018, in Parkway Manor, Marion, surrounded by her loving family.
Kittie was born July 23, 1930, in Grand Tower, the daughter to the late Owen and Virginia (DeRosett) Taylor.
She was united in marriage to Troy Walker on April 22, 1946, in Marion. Troy preceded her in death July 21, 1994. They shared more than 47 years of marriage.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, May 18, in Walker Funeral Home of Hurst, with Pastor Greg Parker officiating. Interment will be at Blairsville Cemetery. Visitation will be prior from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the funeral home.
Kittie is survived by her companion, Paul Rice; children, Carl and Helen Walker, Elbert and Rhonda Walker, Shirley Fann, Lois Jefferson (Richard McKinney), Kenneth and Vicki Walker, Pam Schmidt (Gary Clutts), and Kathy Walker (Ronnie Smith); brothers and sisters, Wayne Taylor, Eddie Taylor, Donald Taylor, Darla Taylor and Diane Taylor; 16 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; three great-great-great-grandchildren; and many more family members and friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Owen and Virginia Taylor; husband, Troy Walker; two brothers and three sisters; and one granddaughter.
Walker Funeral Home of Hurst entrusted with arrangements.