Mary Ethelene Robertson Walker, 77 of Stuart, died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, after a six-year battle with cancer.
She was born in Patrick County on Sept. 14, 1935 to Thomas and Dora Mabe Robertson.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Andrew Robertson.
She attended Pleasant Grove Primitive Baptist Church.
After retiring from DuPont with 28 years of service, she worked with her husband in farming.
Surviving are her husband of 57 years, James E. Walker of the home; one son, Alex Nunez of Stuart; three grandchildren; and two sisters, Louise Wood of Sandy Ridge, N.C. and Irene Ruffin of Archdale, N.C.
The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Moody Funeral Home in Stuart. Burial will follow in Pleasant Grove Primitive Baptist Church cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 1:30 p.m. until time for the service Saturday at the funeral home, and at other times at the home.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Charmaine Atkins, P.O. Box 10, Claudville, Va. 24076, or to Pleasant Grove Primitive Baptist Cemetery Fund, c/o LaRay Smith, 154 Dominion Valley Road, Stuart, Va. 24171. www.martinsvillebulletin.com
20 Oct 2012