Christine Brown Walters

Published 10:54 am Wednesday, February 11, 2015

PORT GIBSON — Christine Brown Walters, 86, of Lorman, died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, at Claiborne County Medical Center in Port Gibson.

Mrs. Walters was born in Jefferson County on May 13, 1928, the daughter of Rupert R. and Lela Scott Brown.  She was married to Mac Walters for 59 years until his death in December 2014.

After graduating from the United Vocational School in Red Lick, she worked at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi. Returning to Jefferson County, she worked at Cohn Brothers in Lorman.  She retired after working 18 years for Murdock Taylor, Jefferson County Tax Assessor.

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Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Mac Walters; five brothers, Alric, Rupert Anthony, Ray, Jimmie and Douglas; and two sisters, Rosalie and Frances.

Survivors include one son, Malcolm C. Walters (Jennifer) of Lorman; three daughters, Debora E. Andrew (Mike) of West Virginia, Janice Walters of Lorman, and Cynthia Melinie (Phillip) of Gonzales, La.; two grandchildren, Daniel Liam Walters and Lauren Ashley Walters; one brother, Ezekiel Brown (Jeanette) of Dallas, Ga.; three sisters, Pauline “Polly” Jenkins of Vicksburg, Magdalene Barousse of Kenner, La., and Flora Ann Fraiser of Rodney; and nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Port Gibson with Father P.J. Curley officiating. Burial will follow at Cane Ridge Cemetery in Lorman under the direction of Glenwood Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from noon until the hour of service.

Pallbearers will be Jimmy Frasier, John Frasier, Warren Ellis, Phillip Williams, Sammy Rushing, and Kirby Rushing.  Honorary pallbearers will be James E. Brown and Phillip Melinie.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Hospital or the charity of your choice.