Mrs. Mary Lewis Mack Walton of 1100 Logan Store Road, Smithville, Georgia died Sunday, October 2, 2016 at her residence.
The funeral service will be held Friday, October 7, 2016 at 11:00 a. m. in the sanctuary of the Lebanon Baptist Church, 403 Bottsford Road, Plains, Georgia. The burial will follow at the St. Paul Church Cemetery in Smithville, Georgia.
On February 25, 1930, the world was blessed with the birth of a loving and caring soul. Born in Sumter County, Georgia, Mother Mary Lewis Mack Walton was born to the late Mr. Lewis Mack and the late Mrs. Mamie James Mack.
She was educated in the public school system of Sumter County where she was a graduate of Staley High School in Americus, Georgia.
Mother Walton accepted Christ as her personal Savior early in life. She willingly served the Lord at the Breathe of Life Worship Center. Always willing to serve, she was a Certified Missionary and Church Mother.
An excellent cook, she found great joy in feeding others. When not attending church or feeding others, she enjoyed traveling.
She was joined in holy matrimony to Mr. Love Walton, Sr. He, along with her parents, her son, Mr. Love Walton, Jr.; her siblings, Mrs. Frankie Sheffield, Mrs. Annie Rose May, Mr. Fletcher Mack, Sr., Mr. Albert Mack, Sr., and Mr. Mack Arthur Mack, Sr., each precede her in death.
On Sunday, October 2, 2016, our loving and caring mother and grandmother went home to be with the Lord. She leaves a legacy of love to be forever cherished by her loving and devoted children, Mrs. Mary Banks and her husband, Minister Howard Banks of Smithville, Georgia, Mrs. Anola Walton Hall of Albany, Georgia, Mrs. Alice Johnson of Smithville, Georgia, Mr. Willie H. Walton of Greenwood, South Carolina, Mrs. Emma J. Fish and her husband, Mr. John Fish and Mr. Lee Marvin Walton and his wife, Mrs. Shirley Walton all Americus, Georgia, and Mrs. Elaine Monts and her husband, Mr. John Keith Monts of Smithville, Georgia; a host of loving grandchildren and great grandchildren; three sisters-in-law, Mrs. Buford Walton, Mrs. Ozzie Walton, and Mrs. Annie Mae Mack all of Americus, Georgia; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many sorrowing friends, to include, Mr. Darius Brown and Mrs. Leisha Reynolds both of Smithville, Georgia.