Barbara (Thompson) Walters

June 23, 1932 ~ September 29, 2022 (age 90) 90 Years Old

Barbara Walters Obituary

Barbara Thompson Walters, 90, wife of the late James Monroe Walters Sr. entered into eternal rest on Thursday, September 29, 2022 at her residence.

The Funeral Service will be held 3:00 PM, Sunday, October 2, 2022 at Old St. George Baptist Church with the Reverend Bobby Etheridge, Reverend Bobby Eubanks, and Reverend Rawls Mitchell officiating.  Pallbearers will be her grandsons.  Visitation will be from 1:30 until time of service in the church.  

Barbara was born on June 23, 1932 in Branchville, the daughter of the late John Pinckney Thompson and Susan Orpha Winters Thompson.  She was the co-owner of Reevesville Red and White grocery store (1952-1965) and Monroe’s Furniture (1966-1992).  She was a member of Lighthouse Community Baptist Church.  Past member of Old St. George Baptist Church where she served as a Sunday School teacher for the 2-3 yr. olds for many years.   Barbara was a devout Christian whose pride and joy was her family, especially her husband Monroe of 68 years.  She enjoyed sewing and cooking for her family and friends, but especially her grandkids.  She had a work ethic second to none and enjoyed serving others throughout her life.  

Surviving are her children, Olivia Walters (Paul) Wimberly and James Monroe (Monty) Walters, Jr.; grandchildren, Lance Monroe (Crystal) Wimberly, Jason Wendell (Leanne) Wimberly, Juston Paul(Lucia) Wimberly, Landon Dale (Kelli) Wimberly, Jonathan Lynn (Angela) Wimberly, Cody Monroe (Nikki) Walters and Dalton James (Anna Grayce) Walters; great-grandchildren, Austin and Avery Wimberly, Layton and Cullen Wimberly, Anna Landi and Eliza Ross Wimberly, Easton Wimberly, Emily and Ellen Neuhaus, Harper Hickman, Monroe A.”Roe” and Cara St. Claire Walters. Special thanks to her loving caretakers:  Emma Green, Glennie Hill, and Neomia Calloway.

In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by 11 brothers and sisters:  Raymond, Inez, Eunice, PC, Annie Laurie, Ruth, Julius, Clarence, Elwood, Ida Sue, and Billy.

Memorials can be made to:  Lighthouse Community Baptist Church, Samaritan’s Purse Mission, 13 Behling Court, St. George, SC 29477 or the Old St. George Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 509 Old St. George Road, St George, SC 29477.

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