In Loving Memory Of
Neva Ruth Walker, 92, of Jakes Run graduated to Glory on Tuesday morning, June
27, 2017. She was born in Core, August 14, 1924 to parents Ollie Bruce
Walker and Mildred Henderson Walker.
She was a graduate of Clay-Battelle High School, class of 1943. Soon after
graduation she joined her sister Ruby to work at her Uncle Sam Henderson’s
grocery store in Osage. She retired from Westinghouse/North American
Phillips with 40 years of service in order to babysit her great-nephews, Andy
“Noggie” was an aunt extraordinare. She was the life of every party
and lit up every room she entered. Noggie was a great storyteller and the
keeper of the Walker and Henderson family histories. Her love for the Lord
and her church was great. Noggie was a faithful member of the Jakes Run
Assembly of God her entire life. She loved holidays and celebrations.
She was a master gardener and canner. Noggie was the driver to every
vacation and family outing. She enjoyed many vacations to Ocean City, New
Jersey and Willow Valley Resort in Lancaster, PA.
Noggie’s life was dedicated to her family. Her care for her parents,
grandmother, aunts, uncles, and sisters was admirable.
She is survived by her sister and soulmate, Ruby Gail Walker of Jakes Run and
her “sister” Mary Catherine Walker also of Jakes Run; one brother Robert
Paul Walker and his wife Minnie of Jakes Run. She is also survived by her
kids; her nieces and nephew, Nancy Ellen Facemire and husband Jeff of Fairmont,
Joyce Ann Bennett and husband Rob of Jakes Run, and David Paul Walker and his
wife Tracy of Fairmont. She is also survived by four great-nephews, Andrew
Christopher Facemire and wife Carolyn of Apex, NC, Daniel Jeffrey Facemire of
Boulder, CO, Justin Robert Bennett of Pittsburgh, PA, and Jack David Walker of
Fairmont; three great-nieces, Emily Laurann Bennett of Jakes Run and Grace and
Lucy Walker of Fairmont; two great-great-nieces, Lena Rose and Airlie Ann
Facemire of Apex, NC; one uncle, Alden “Bill” Henderson of Naperville, IL
and many special friends including Pete and Debbie Snodgrass and family of
Daybrook and Howard and Dee Eddy of Core and Velvelene “Diddy” Pack of
Our loss is truly Heaven’s gain.
Friends may call at the Jakes Run Assembly of God on Wednesday, June 28,
2017 from 1:00 to 8:00 PM. Funeral services will be held in the church at 11:00
AM Thursday with Pastor Rob Bennett officiating. Interment will
follow in the St. Luke Cemetery at Mooresville.
The Owen-Neely Funeral Home in Blacksville is in charge of arrangements.