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Rita Mae Walker

October 4, 1936 March 22, 2020
Rita Mae Walker
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Obituary for Rita Mae Walker

Rita Mae Walker, a resident of Oak Grove, Arkansas was born October 4, 1936 in Dry Fork, Arkansas, daughter of Loy and Edna (Howerton) DeWeese. She departed this life Sunday, March 22, 2020 at the age of 83 years.

Rita was a licensed cosmetologist and was owner/operator of The Hairbender Beauty Salon in Oak Grove, Arkansas for many years before retiring. She also enjoyed gardening, sewing and was famous for her homemade yeast rolls that she would make for many a church fellowship dinner.

On May 9, 1965 Rita was united in marriage with Toby Gilbert Walker. Rita is survived by her daughter, Traci L. Walker of the home and grandson, Joey Holcomb and wife Jessica Holcomb of Oak Grove, Arkansas, one sister, Vicky Coleman of Springfield, Missouri, several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

Rita is preceded in death by her husband, Toby Walker as well as her parents, Loy and Edna (Howerton) DeWeese.

Private graveside services for the family was 2:00 pm, Thursday, March 26, 2020 at Gobbler Cemetery with broth Les Robinson officiating. Memorial donations may be made to Arkansas Hospice, 804 West Freeman Avenue, Berryville, AR 72616. Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at © Nelson Funeral Service, Inc. 2019.

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Gobbler Cemetery Final Resting Place

Jct Hwy 412 & Hwy 103
Osage, AR 72638

Jct Hwy 412 & Hwy 103 Osage 72638 AR
United States

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