WARREN , Ohio
Mrs. Thelma Walls, 92, entered eternal rest on Thursday, May 29, 2014.
Mrs. Walls was born Feb. 7, 1922, in Richlands, North Carolina, a daughter of AB and Annie Mae Williams Harrison.
A loving homemaker and care giver, Thelma was a former member of St. Andrewes A.M.E. Church and Centenary U.M.C. in Youngstown, Ohio.
A person who loved and respected all people, she received the Caretaker of the Year Award from the Visiting Nurses Association in 1994.
Her husband, Calvin, whom she married May 29, 1944, passed away March 31, 1999.
She leaves to cherish her beloved and precious memories, three children, Calvin J. Walls and Darnell Walls-Jones, both of Niles, Ohio and Karen D. (Kevin) Singleton of Youngstown, OH; eight grandchildren, David (Angela) Jones Jr. and Holly Jones, whom she reared, and Shannon (Bill) Siwicki, all of Warren, Ohio who helped to care for her, Kelly Pickard, Kara Singleton, Kia (David) House, Marlett Benson and Wendy (Jack) Finch; 14 great-grandchildren; and a host of family and friends.
Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Sylvia Walls; four sisters, Carrie Mae Brown, Annie Wilkins, Evelyn Hunter and Delores Paige; six brothers, Robert, AB, Herbert, William, James and Walter Harrison; and grandson, Wesley Lytle.
- Services will be 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 5, 2014, at the L.E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home, Youngstown, Ohio (Mahoning County)
Friends may call Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home. -
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Richlands is a town in Onslow County, North Carolina