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Marymelissa Sue Walker

By Taylor Massey, 04/5/22 1:10 PM

Marymelissa Sue Walker, 77, of Hope, AR passed away Monday, April 4, 2022.

Marymelissa was born October 19, 1944, in Wallaceburg, AR to Esther Nivens Howell and Don Howell. She studied journalism in college, was an editor in Texas, had her own Accounting Business, and later retired as a medical administrator at the Texas Prison System. She was a devoted Baptist, mother, and grandmother. She also, enjoyed painting and writing, and attended Hope Community Church.

Marymelissa is preceded by her husband, Wilton Walker; her parents, Esther Nivens Howell and Don Howell; a brother, Jessie Wayne Howell; and 2 sons, Wilton Martin Walker and Robert Milton Walker.

Marymelissa is survived by 2 brothers Donnie (Phyllis) Howell and Mike (Linda) Howell; a sister, Janice Howell Walker; 4 grandchildren, Joshua Walker, Michael Walker, Emily Walker, Aaron Montalvon; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation is scheduled 6:00-8:00pm Wednesday, April 6, 2022, at Herndon-Fuqua Funeral Home.

Graveside service is scheduled 2:00pm Thursday, April 7, 2022, at Betty Nivens Cemetery in Blevins, AR with Mike Howell officiating, under the direction of Herndon-Fuqua Funeral Home.