Obituary for Gusta Walker (Ray)
Gusta Lee Walker of Arkansas passed from this life Monday, May 8, 2017, at the Hospice Unit of Sparks Hospital in Fort Smith Arkansas.
She was born March 14, 1922 in Brotherton, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Cleo and Lou Ella (Jones) Ray.
She was a loving Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, and Mother-in-law. She loved her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, her family, attending her church, quilting and hosting folks in her home.
She is survived by:
1 Daughter and Son-in-law:
Phyllis and James Griffin of Greenville, North Carolina
2 Sons and 1 Daughters-in-law:
James M. and the late Joyce Walker of Greenwood, Arkansas
Derald and Pam Walker of Lima, Ohio
Lena and Thurman Phillips
6 Grandchildren and 16 Great Grandchildren
Mark and Donna Walker of Albany, Georgia and daughters, Taylor, Madison, Christian, and Hayden
Darren and Melinda Walker of Washington, North Carolina and daughters Abby and Sydney
Amy and Eddie Bailey of Winterville, North Carolina and children, Megan, Emily and Hunter
John and Jessica Griffin of Ayden, North Carolina and children James, Jenna, and Joanna
Andrea and Chad Zwiebel of Wapakoneta, Ohio and children Drew and Marci
Philip and Alicia Walker of Las Cruces, New Mexico and children Christopher Monroe and Lucy
A host of Nieces and Nephews
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her Husband, Monroe Walker, 3 Sisters, Reba (Ross) Snodderly, Nadine (Roy) Bilbrey, and Joanne (RC) Ogletree.
Funeral services for Gusta will be held Friday May 12 beginning at 2:00pm at Cookeville Free Will Baptist Church with her son, Pastor Jim Walker officiating. Interment will follow in Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the church Friday May 12, from 12:00 noon until time of service at 2:00 PM.