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Mauretta Shumway Walker

June 28, 1925 — November 20, 2019

Mauretta Shumway Walker, 94, passed away Wednesday, November 20, 2019 in Eagar. She was born June 28, 1925 in Shumway, the last of 10 children born to Wilson Averett Shumway and Ruth Smith Shumway.

In Shumway, Mauretta attended the one room schoolhouse and developed a lifelong love for teaching that led to her attending Arizona Teachers College in Tempe (now ASU) and her career in Phoenix for 35 years.

Mauretta married Jack Walker in 1954. Some of her favorite things in life were munching on sweets, shopping, cats, her siblings, her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She leaves behind her daughter, Ruthann Walker (David Wayne) Brown, 4 grandchildren, Katrina Nan (David Glenn) Mortenson, Jacob Grant (Erin) Brown, Elizabeth Ruth (Chad Allen) Squire, Levi David Brown, 7 great grandchildren, Alice Elisabeth, Benjamin David and Ian Jack Mortenson, Susannah Elizabeth, Hannah Marie, Reece David and Davis Brown Squire and step-children, Julie, Charles and Stan Walker.

She joins her husband Clyde Jack Walker who passed away in May of 2005, her parents, Wilson and Ruth Shumway, her brothers, Glen, Jesse, Augustus, Joseph, Lyle, Blaine, Clarence and Rex Shumway and her sisters, Ruth Brooks and Gertrude Solomon.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Amity building, with visitation one hour prior. Interment will follow the funeral services at 2:30 p.m. at the Shumway Cemetery in Shumway.

 

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Saturday, November 23, 2019

10:00 - 10:45 am (Eastern time)

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Amity Building

576 West School Bus Road, Eagar, AZ 85925

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Saturday, November 23, 2019

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Amity Building

576 West School Bus Road, Eagar, AZ 85925

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