CASAR - Mrs. Mary Lou Parker Walker, 78, of 311 Jesse Mountain Road passed away Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 at Catawba Valley Medical Center.
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Born in Burke County, she was a daughter of the late John Parker and Minnie Suzanne Spake Parker.
Mrs. Walker was a member of Olive Grove Baptist Church and retired from Century Furniture in Hickory.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Terry Laxton; brother, Winman Parker; and sisters, Mozelle Wallace and Adene Stephens.
Mrs. Walker is survived by her husband of sixty years, William "Gene" Walker; son, Charles Walker of Casar; daughters, Joette Walker Parker and husband, Delbert, and Jackie W. Laxton all of Casar; brother, Leonard Parkerand wife, Bryte; grandchildren, Alex, Seth, and Amber Trumble and Regina Willis and Katrina Greene; and great grandchildren, Trevor, Pheobe, Dallas, Page and Judge.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 2:30 until 3:30 p.m. on Monday at Stamey Funeral Home in Fallston.
Guest register: www.stameyfuneralhome.com.
Graveside service: Monday, 4 p.m. at Olive Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Casar
Officiating: Rev. Terrill Crump
Funeral home: Stamey Funeral Home in Fallston is serving the family.
Published in Shelby Star on Dec. 23, 2012