Funeral service for Kathleen Walker, age 92, of Flintville, TN, will be held at 2 PM on Sunday, October 2, 2022, at Higgins Funeral Home with Ron Wood and Bro. Edward “Buddy” Payne officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, beside her husband, Fred Wilson Walker, who passed in 2010.
Kathleen was born on October 23, 1929, at home, to the late Matthew Greenville and Lillian O’Dell Gardner Kimbrough. She was the oldest of 7 children. Mrs. Walker started working at 16 years old as a seamstress with Serbin. She loved sewing, making clothing for her children, and quilting. Kathleen was a great cook and she loved to host Sunday family dinners. Mrs. Walker attended Holiness Church of Jesus and Fayetteville Church of God. She passed away on September 29, 2022, at her residence, surrounded by her loving family.
Survivors include her daughters, JoAnn (Dennis) Clark of Fayetteville, and Tammy (Ray) McCormick of Flintville; son, Fred (Regina) Walker of Flintville; grandchildren, Christy (Justin) Davis, Jill Clark, Jamie (Christy) McCormick, Grant (Rebekah) Walker, and Heath Walker; great-grandchildren, Logan Davis, Madison McCormick, Tori Partain, Carley Davis, Chase McCormick, Cheyenne Davis, Wes Johnson, Benjamin Walker, Caroline Walker, and Adaline Walker; sister, Shirley Kimbrough; brother, Stan Kimbrough; and a host of nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, Kathleen was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Brandy Kay McCormick.
Visitation with the family will be from 12 PM until 2 PM on Sunday at Higgins Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 1373, Tullahoma, TN 37388.
The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to Kathleen’s nurses, Bonnie and Anna, her sister, Shirley Kimbrough, and caregiver, Paulette Newgent for their compassionate care.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Kathleen Walker.