Kathryn June Walker, age 92 of La Plata, Missouri, passed away Monday, November 14, 2016 at the La Plata Nursing Home in La Plata, Missouri.
Born June 20, 1924, in Novelty, Missouri, the daughter of Andrew Vance and Zelma Florence (Howerton) Holmes. On January 20, 1947 in Shelbina, Missouri, she was united in marriage to Stanley Walker, who preceded her in death on August 14, 1994.
Also preceding her in death were her parents; two brothers, Andrew and John Holmes; and two sisters, Helen Bailey and Carolyn Wagner.
Surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, Steven and Paulette Walker of La Plata, Missouri and Stuart and Nancy Walker of El Dorada Springs, Missouri; four grandchildren, Sean Walker and wife Tracy, Amy Stewart and husband Brad, Scott Walker and fiancée Angie Heinen, Ellen Bowman and husband D.J.; and five great grandchildren, Shayne, Sydney, and Solomon Walker and Alexander and Isabella Stewart.
Kathryn was a graduate of Novelty High School. She lived as a homemaker most all of her life in Knox County, Missouri. In 1978 Kathryn and Stanley retired from the farm and moved to La Plata. Kathryn was a member of the First Christian Church in La Plata. She enjoyed playing bridge and was an avid golfer.
Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday, November 17, 2016 at Travis Funeral Chapel in La Plata, Missouri. Officiating will be Pastor Matthew Tanner. Burial will be in the Locust Hill Cemetery, west of Novelty, Missouri. Pallbearers will be Sean Walker, Scott Walker, Shayne Walker, Sydney Walker, D.J. Bowman, and Travis Holmes.
Visitation will be Thursday, November 17, 2016, with the family receiving friends from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Travis Funeral Chapel in La Plata, Missouri.