Mary Ruth Walker


October 6, 1939 July 9, 2018

Mary Ruth Walker, age 78, of Cordova, passed away on Monday, July 9, 2018, at her residence.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, July 12, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Thursday, July 12, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. in the Collins-Burke Chapel, with burial at Walker Memory Gardens. Shannon Odom will officiate.

Mrs. Walker was preceded in death by her mother, Hazel Borden Upton; and brothers, Gerald Upton and Richard Upton.

She is survived by her daughters, Winona D. Walker of Jasper and Sarah Lynn Thomsen of Roca, Nebraska; son, Frank Wayne Walker Jr. of Jasper; sister, Wanda Spears of Jasper; nephew, Josh Upton of Jasper; grandchildren, Nikki Walker, Ashley Spears (Robbie), Brittaney Walker (Chase), and Lexi Walker (Sade); great-grandchildren, Baby Girl Sherer, Gabe Sherer, Freya Sherer, and Ethan Spears.

Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571