TRUMANN - Mrs. Lawanda Walters, 77, of Trumann died Jan. 24, 2014 at Flo & Phil Jones Hospice Center in Jonesboro, Ark. She was born in Tulot and had lived most of her lifetime in Trumann. Mrs. Walters was a housewife and member of The Church of God. She was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny C. Walters; one sister; three brothers; and her parents, James Edmond and Bessie Lilian Brewer Vickers.
Survivors include one daughter, Marcella (Bob) Mills of Spring, Tex.; four sons, Johnny (Deborah) Walters Jr., of Trumann, Mark (Linda) Walters of Dalhart, Tex., Bryan (Nancy) Walters of Trumann and Chriss (Amanda) Walters of Trumann; two sisters, Annettte (Dean) Fortson of Davis, ILL, and Keechia Vickers of Trumann; four brothers, Lavern (Pat) Vickers of Tulot, Eddie (Donna) Vickers of Lake City, Joe (Pat) Vickers and Ira (Sue) Vickers both of Trumann; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were Jan. 28 in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home with Bro. Gary Barker and Bro. Paul Lawrence officiating. Burial followed in Nettleton Cemetery in Jonesboro. Pallbearers were Jay Parnell, Larry Tribble, Danny "Bud" Smith, Michael Lafarlett, Ricky Wright and John Ed Hatfield. Grandsons served as honorary pallbearers.
Online guest book can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net