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Mary Eugenia Pulliam Walker

Mary Eugenia Pulliam Walker of 4237 Harmony Road, Alton passed away Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, at Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 92.

Mrs. Walker was born Nov. 15, 1920 to the late William Chesley Pulliam and King Nelson Pulliam and was married to the late Graham L. Walker. 

She was a tobacco farmer, member of Alton Baptist Church, and she and her husband owned and operated a country store in the Alton community.

Mary Eugenia Pulliam Walker is survived by one daughter, Patricia Shotwell, and husband Bobby of Alton; one son, Michael Walker, and wife Hazel of Winterville, N.C.; three grandchildren, Kimberly Wilder and husband Alan of Wytheville, Kevin Shotwell and wife Anna of Alton and Kaitlyn Walker of Winterville, N.C.; four great-grandchildren, Cole Wilder of Roanoke, Woody Wilder of Wytheville, Page Shotwell and Katie Shotwell of Alton. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, five brothers and three sisters.

Funeral services for Mrs. Walker were held Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Alan Wilder and the Rev. Robin Dunn officiating. Burial followed in the Alton Baptist Church cemetery. 

The family received friends Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. and at other times at the home of her daughter, Patricia Shotwell, 4241 Harmony Road, Alton.

The family requests that those wishing to give memorials consider Alton Baptist Church, P.O. Box 11, Alton, VA 24520.

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