Pamela Walker, 70, of Tenaha, passed away Thursday, May 3, 2018, in her home.
Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 5, 2018, at First Baptist Church in Tenaha, with Bro. John Whitworth officiating. Interment will follow at Woods Cemetery in Panola County. Visitation will be held prior to the service, beginning at 10:00 a.m.
Mrs. Walker was born October 14, 1947, in Shreveport, Louisiana, to Annice Brown Knight and James Knight. She graduated as Valedictorian from Tenaha High School and went on to Stephen F. Austin State University, where she graduated with honors. On August 23, 1969, she married Johnnie M. Walker and they would have been married for 49 years this August. Mrs. Walker loved to teach and made a career as an English teacher in Humble and Nacogdoches School Districts. She retired from her passion of 32 years. Her favorite pastimes were taking care of her family and reading anything she could get her hands on. The men she left behind believe without a doubt that she was the best wife and mom to ever walk the earth. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Tenaha.
Survivors include husband, Johnnie Walker; sons, Johnnie Blake Walker and James Brent Walker; grandson, Jackson Blake Walker; brother, James Keith Knight; sister-in-law, Vera Knight; nephew, James Rodney Knight; Rod’s wife, Nicole; son Colby and daughter, McKinsey; sister-in-law, Brenda and husband, Jerry Agnew; their children Scott and Amy Agnew; Scott’s wife, Kerry, and their son, Blaine, and daughter, Madison. Amy’s husband, Peter Stevens, and their son, Mylon.
Pallbearers will be Blake Walker, Brent Walker, Jerry Agnew, Scott Agnew, Ron Ainsworth, Rodney Knight and Boyer Taylor.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to HeartsWay Hospice, 437 W. Panola, Carthage, Texas 75633 or First Baptist Church, 200 S George Bowers Drive, Tenaha, Texas 75974.
Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com