Cassandra R. Walker

Mrs. Cassandra Richardson Walker passed away on Thursday, May 22, 2014, at Southside Regional Medical Center, Petersburg.

She was born in Petersburg, to Raymond Valentine Richardson and Laura Salter Richardson. Cassandra was educated in the Petersburg public schools system. She graduated from Peabody High School and Bennett College in Greensboro, N.C. After graduation from college, she was employed by IBM and later moved to Maryland and was employed by the Marriott Hotel in Bethesda, Md.

She was preceded in death by: her father, Raymond Valentine Richardson Sr.; and a brother, Raymond Valentine Richardson Jr.

She is survived by: her husband, Adelbert L. Walker; her mother, Laura Salter Richardson; one sister, Kara R. Dungee of Smyrna, Ga.; two brothers, Michael B. Richardson (Eunice Faye) of Henrico, Va., and Kevin W. Richardson of Petersburg, Va.; one sister-in-law, Carolyn M. Richardson of Aurora, Colo.

In addition she leaves: dear friends, Larry and Elaine Mitchell of Clinton, Md., Vivian Logan of Raleigh, N.C., Debra Cunningham of Dinwiddie, Va., Amanda W. Bowers and Mrs. Wilnette Jones and family, all of Richmond, Va., Deacon Daniel and Belinda Todd and the Rev. Betty Jackson, all of Petersburg, Va.; and a host of nieces; nephews; cousins; other relatives; and friends.

Services for Mrs. Cassandra Richardson Walker will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at the Chapel of J. M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment Inc., 102 South Ave., Petersburg, Va., the Rev. Dr. Grady W. Powell Sr., eulogist. Interment to follow at Dinwiddie Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service at the funeral establishment, the day of the service. The family will receive friends at 617 N. Carolina Ave., Petersburg, Va., and may be contacted by calling 804-861-5238. Family members and friends are invited to pay final tribute to Mrs. Walker and watch the funeral services live online at

Funeral arrangements entrusted to the staff of J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment Inc., 102 South Ave., Petersburg, Va., 804-732-8911,

Funeral Home

J M Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc.
102 South Avenue  Petersburg, VA 23803

Published in The Progress-Index from May 24 to May 25, 2014