Marie Airrington Walters, 94, of Timpson, Texas passed away on December 30, 2019 in Shelbyville, Texas surrounded by loved ones. Born December 25, 1925, Marie is the daughter of the late Bennie Havard Airrington and Aimee (Mullins) Airrington. Graveside service will be held Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 2:30PM at Walnut Grove Cemetery, Garrison, Texas.
Visitation will be held Thursday, January 2, 2020 from 1:00 – 2:00PM at Taylor Funeral Home, Timpson, Texas.
Marie was born in Martinsville, Texas. She attended and graduated Garrison High School. Marie moved to Houston, Texas in 1941 and attended business school, becoming one of the first computer operators, called a key punch operator. The Lord also led her to the love of her life while in Houston, Charles Walters, and the two were soon married in 1945. They had two beautiful children Larry and Lynette. She and Charles retired and moved to Timpson, Texas where they spents years together until his passing. Marie found great joy in teaching her children and grandchildren all she knew about rasing a family and being an exceptional mom and grandma. She enjoyed quilting and sewing. She loved to travel. Whether it was cruising, flying to resorts, or just picking up in the middle of the night and wanting to drive somewhere fun, she lived life to the fullest. She was a loving mother, and grandmother. She loved all uncondtionally. Marie was a member of First Baptist Church, Timpson.
She is survived by her son, Larry Walters and wife, Elva; daughter, Lynette Walters Permenter and husband, Wesley; grandchildren, Gregg Walters and wife, Debbie, Charlie Permenter, Amy Permenter; numerous great grandchildren; several great great grandchildren; sisters, Lillie Belle McElwee, Maurine, Florine, Merle Faye, Sue, and Mary; and a host of family and friends that will miss her dearly.
Marie is preceded in death by her husband, Charles Walters; parents, Bennie Havard and Aimee Mullins Airrington; brothers, Leon Airrington, Lavon Airrington, Bennie Airrington, Laurence Airrington; and sister, Helen Danley.
To send condolences and sign the online guest book you may go to www.taylorfh.net.
Taylor Funeral Home, Timpson, is in charge of arrangements.