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Rosealee Whitton

Rosealee Whitton

Female 1909 - 2009  (100 years)

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  • Name Rosealee Whitton 
    Born 16 Feb 1909  Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Sep 2009  Taylor Baptist Church, Minde, LA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I30362  Whitton
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2020 

    Father Enoch Francis Whitton,   b. 12 Jun 1883, Harris, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1967, Ringgold, Bienville, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Rose Ella Smith,   b. 3 Mar 1885,   d. 29 Mar 1973, Ringgold Bienville Louisiana USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 10 Jan 1908  Shelby County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11459  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Curtis Odel Walker,   d. Bef 2009 
    Married 23 Jun 1931 
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F11458  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • AYLOR, LA - Funeral services for Rosalee Whitton Walker will be held at 11 AM, Wednesday, September 16, 2009, at Taylor Baptist Church, 1859 Highway 80, Taylor, LA. Brother Jimmy Eppinette and Brother Emile Rousseau will be officiating. Burial will follow at Gardens of Memory Cemetery, 211 Murrell Street, Minden, LA. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home of Monroe, LA.

      Mrs. Walker passed away on Thursday, September 3, 2009, at the age of 100. She was from Taylor, LA, but had moved to Monroe, LA, to live with her daughter, Kay Walker Southern.

      Rosalee was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Curtis Odell Walker; sisters, Mae Whitton Shehee and Eva Whitton Pfaff; and parents, Enoch "Skipper" and Rose Ella Whitton.

      Rosalee Whitton Walker was born on February 16, 1909, in Center, TX. She was one of four daughters born to Enoch Francis and Rose Ella Whitton. Rosalee graduated from Ringgold High School in Ringgold, LA in 1924. She then attended and graduated from Louisiana College in Pineville, LA in 1928. Rosalee went on to teach French and English and was an accomplished musician. She married Curtis Odell Walker on June 23, 1931. Mrs. Walker was very active in her church, Taylor Baptist Church, serving as organist, pianist, WMU leader, and Sunday School teacher for many years. She also enjoyed playing bridge with the ladies in her bridge club.

      Mrs. Walker is survived by two daughters, Diann Walker Coleman of Oxford, MS, and Kay Walker Southern of Monroe, LA; sister, Evie Whitton Chambers of Stillwater, Oklahoma; eight grandchildren, Kathy Coleman Allen and husband Patrick of Oxford, MS, Kevin Coleman of Stony Point, NY, Brent Southern of Jackson, MS, Kent Coleman and wife Tammy of Dallas, TX, Susan Southern Aulds and husband Buddy of West Monroe, LA, Kellye Coleman of Santa Monica, CA, Chris Southern of Southlake, TX, and Amy Southern and Rhonda Jones of Frisco, TX; twelve great-grandchildren, Sean Coleman, Danny Coleman, Ashley Allen, Nicholas Coleman, Kennedy Coleman, Heather Aulds Guillot and husband Rick, Mallory Aulds Meredith and husband Bryn, Shelby Aulds, Sarah Ellen Southern, Susanna Southern, Walker Southern, and Ashton Southern; one great-great-grandson, Brady Aulds Guillot, and numerous nieces and nephews.

      Pallbearers will be Kevin Coleman, Brent Southern, Kent Coleman, Chris Southern, Buddy Aulds, Claud Walker, and Tommy Walker.

      Visitation will be held at Taylor Baptist Church from 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM, prior to the service.

      Memorials may be made to the music program at Taylor Baptist Church, Taylor, LA 71080.

      Mrs. Walker, "Granny," lived a long, healthy life. She is now at peace in heaven with her beloved "Bear." She will be greatly missed by those whose lives she touched.