McMinnville resident and Cannon County native Johnnie Womack Mason Walker, 101, was born Oct. 2, 1911 and died June 30 at her niece’s residence in Chattanooga following a brief illness.
A retired teacher with the Warren County School System and a member of Central Church of Christ, she was the daughter of the late Cannon and Beulah Womack Mason. She was married to John J. Walker, who preceded her in death 1968. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Dorothy Paule, Billie Lou Mason and Julia McDaniel.
She is survived by stepdaughter, Emma Grace Walker Albright and husband Robert of Ashland City; four step-grandchildren, John Albright, David Albright, Mary Moore and Martha Pyron; two nieces, Sally M. Jackson and husband Johnny of Chattanooga, and Katharine Goodson and husband Marsh of McMinnville; two great-nephews, Paul and Tip Jackson, both of Chattanooga; and great-great-nephew, Dagan Jackson of Chattanooga.
Mrs. Walker was active in LACE at Boyd Christian School and a member of the Bonner Home Demonstration Club. She was awarded the Book of Golden Deeds by the Kiwanis Club.
Funeral service was Tuesday at High’s Chapel with Kirk Brothers officiating. Burial followed at Philadelphia Cemetery. Donations may be made to Central Church of Christ Retirement Home Fund.
High Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) July 3, 2013