Virginia Walker


Virginia Susan Walker passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Sunday, May 14, 2017.

Born on July 7, 1934 in El Paso, Texas, she was the oldest of four children.  She married the love of her life, James Phillip Walker, Sr. on August 13, 1955.  At the time of his passing they were wed nearly 50 years.  She loved her family with all her heart.  When her children were growing up you could always find her cheering them on at drill team, choir or athletic events.  Spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren brought her much joy.

Virginia was a member of South Main Baptist Church in Pasadena, TX.  There, she enjoyed crafting and quilting with her friends and helping out in the food pantry.

Virginia was preceded in death by her parents Cedric and Marie Holt, her husband Jim and her brother Larry.  She is survived by her sisters Joyce Smith and her husband Fred, Vickie Johnson and her husband Gary, her children Lynne Leuthard and husband Scott, Cheryl Blancet and husband Larry and her Jimmy Walker and his wife Joyce.  She is also survived by her grandchildren Kathryn Sowders and husband Jack, LaDonna Bradley, Leslie Owens, Roy Bradley and wife Kristi, Keith Hampton, Kelsey Davis and husband Bryan, Laura Ray and Husband Weston, her great grandchildren, Aaron, Claire, James and Benjamin Bradley, Walker and Barrett Davis and Breayden and Breyanna Owens.

A graveside service will be held at 10:00am Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Houston.