Funeral service for Sylvia Ann Buie Walker were held Oct. 27, 2021, at Ruth Baptist Church, with interment in the church cemetery. Riverwood Family handled the arrangements.
Mrs. Walker was born in the rural community of Shady Grove in Lincoln County on Jan. 3, 1939. She passed away Oct. 22, 2021, just seven weeks after the love of her life, Malcolm, entered eternity. She was 82 years of age.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 65 plus years, Malcolm Walker; her parents; William Prentis Buie and Olive Christine McDavid Buie; son, Gary Walker; brothers, Sammy Buie and Mike Buie; and sister, Francis Powell. After losing her mother at an early age, she was raised by her grandparents, the late Ithamar and Jessie McDavid.
Those left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Mitzie Rutland and husband, Larry; sisters-in-law, JoAnn Buie and Evelyn Buie; brother-in-law, Thad Powell; six grandchildren, Scott Thornhill (Tami), William Thornhill (Sharon), Malcolm “Chopper” Walker (Erin), Jamie Walker (Amanda), Lindsey Terrell, and Lauren Beaty (Dewayne). She also leaves behind 14 great-grandchildren, Cody, Ava, Parker, Matthew (Nicole), Austin (Sheadon), Emma, Dovie, Kameron, Foster, Lexie, Chloe, Zoey, Coleman, and Jaxson; as well as other loving family members and friends.