Mildred Lucille Bedsaul “Bill” Walker of Fairfield went to be with the Lord March 7, 2014, in Lynchburg.
She was born Sept. 24, 1920, to Peter and Dora Hawks Bedsaul. She was preceded in death by her husband, Percy “Dick” Walker; two grandsons, E.W. Walker and Jonathan Hunt; three brothers, Chester, Woodrow and Wayne Bedsaul; and two sisters, Fannie Fears and Marjorie Cooley.
She is survived by her children, Eugene Walker (Arlene), Juanita “Cricket” Norcross (“Pete”) of Fairfield, and Margaret “Peg” Hunt (Dave) of Lynchburg; and her grandchildren, Melanie Taylor (Larry), Robyn Sherman (Wes) and Marjorie Hunt, as well as her great grandchildren, Derrike Walker, Halei and Dawson Taylor and Brittany, Dylan, and Kaden Sherman; and a great-great-granddaughter Madalyne. Also surviving is her sister-in-law, Christine Hawks of Mt. Airy, N.C., and many special nieces and nephews.
Mildred was a member of Timer Ridge Presbyterian Church.
She will be remembered for hospitality, selflessness, wit, and friendliness.
A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, March 14, at Timber Ridge (Old Stone) Presbyterian Church. Burial will follow at Timber Ridge A.R. Presbyterian Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 13, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the South River Fire Department, Fairfield VA 24435, or a Christian charity. A memorial time in Lynchburg was held at Redeeming Grace Baptist Church Sunday, March 9.
Arrangements are being handled by Harrison Funeral Home & Crematory.