Helen Marie Walker, age 94, of Sophia, WV passed away on Tuesday, November 29, 2022, at Bowers Hospice House in Beckley, WV.
Born on March 22, 1928, at Pemberton, she was the daughter of the late Wilburn Akers and Arlene Atkinson Akers.
Mrs. Walker worked for many years as a factory worker and as a nurse aide in North Carolina and New York. She was a member of Fireco Independent Baptist Church and enjoyed artistic painting in her spare time.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Walker; by siblings Billy Akers, Kenneth Akers and Annabelle Akers.
Those surviving left to cherish her memory include her children: Vanessa Hughes of Sophia, Rev. Orville Hughes and wife Tina of Coal City, Patty Sears and husband Clarence of Jonben, Gary Hughes and wife O’neta of Coal City, Basil Hughes and wife Martha of Coal City, Melissa Sheehan of Virginia, Ruby Jean Mahan of Virginia, Herbert Walker of Lexington, NC. A sister Phyllis Jean of Charlotte, NC. Seventeen grandchildren and a host of great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at Fireco Independent Baptist Church at Fireco, WV on Sunday, December 4, 2022, at 4 PM. Friends may visit with family thirty minutes prior to the services at the church on Sunday. Her son, Rev. Orville Hughes will officiate.
Private online condolences and other expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family via our guestbook at www.roseandquesenberry.net.
Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha Street, Beckley, WV.