News From Terre Haute, Indiana

March 21, 2013

Mary Terrell Walker


TERRE HAUTE — Mary Terrell Walker, 88, of Memphis, Tenn., and Nesbit, Miss., passed away on Saturday, March 16, 2013. She was born in Sullivan, on Aug. 24, 1924, to William David and Bessie May (Taylor) Terrell. She married Bill Lee Walker.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband; parents; sisters, Ruth Perkins and Esther Neff; and her brothers, Merrell, Roy, and Paul Terrell.

She is survived by her daughters, Betsy Jane Walker of Evergreen, Colo., and Emily (Robert) Rygg of Nesbit; son, Scott (Gaynet) Walker of Oakland, Tenn.; grandchildren, Marisa and Burch Walker of Oakland; and numerous loving cousins, nieces, and nephews.

A service will be held in her honor at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 23, 2013, at Roselawn Memorial Park, 7500 N. Clinton, in Terre Haute. Friends may call from 11:30 a.m. to service time. A celebration of life reception will also be held from 3 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, 2013, at Bonne Terre, 4715 Church Road West, Nesbit, MS 38651. Arrangements made by Indiana Funeral Care and Crematory, Indianapolis.