Carol Faith Walker, 98, passed away at Jackson Medical Center, on Friday, October 8, 2021. Carol was born in St. Stephens, AL to Leroy Madison (Matt) and Claudia Batley Faith on January 28, 1923. She attended the old school in St. Stephens until she married George Curtis Walker in 1938. They were married for 53 years. The couple had a beekeeping business in Yellow Pine for 3 years before moving back to St. Stephens, AL. Carol then worked at Vanity Fair for 28 years before retiring. After her retirement, She helped out at the St. Stephens Nutrition Center for 14 years. She loved helping the elderly. Carol helped start several churches in Washington County. She was devoted to her Lord and loved her church where she taught Sunday School in all departments and led the WMU, often in her home. She loved her home and working in her flowers. She also enjoyed working in the garden and canning all the vegetables. She spent many hours sewing and piecing together many beautiful quilts which she shared with her family. Her pride and joy was her family whom she loved unconditionally. She was affectionately called "MawMaw" by all her grandchildren whom she gave so much to over the years. As one of her grandsons stated, "I've never met someone as kind and hardworking as her. She's definitely made me a better person." MawMaw will be deeply missed by family friends and all who knew her.
Carol Walker is preceded in death by her parents, Matt and Claudia Faith; her husband, George Curtis Walker; and her sisters, Mary Lou Stewart, Maggie Walker and Susie Dubose.
Carol Walker is survived by her daughter, Virginia (Jay) Elmore; her grandsons, Randy (Molly) Elmore and Ronald (Angela) Elmore; her great grandchildren, Jared (Kelsey) Elmore, Taylor Elmore, Tyler (Katie) Elmore, Robin Elmore, Devin Bohon-Elmore, and Dallas Bohon; her great-great grandchildren, Jaycee, Miles and Levi.
A Graveside Service will be held at 2:00 PM on Monday, October 11, 2021, at Faith-Walker Cemetery, St. Stephens, AL with Bro. Dave Delegal officiating and St. Stephens Funeral Home directing.
Pallbearers ~ Ronnie Elmore, Jared Elmore, Taylor Elmore, Tyler Elmore, Robin Elmore and Devin Bohon-Elmore
Honorary Pallbearers ~ Bill Walker, James Stewart, Murray Etheredge and Joe Smith
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