2012-03-24 / Obituaries

Ernestine Virginia Walters

Ernestine Virginia Walters, 87, of Hebron, passed away on March 15, 2012, at the Morrison House in Zanesville.

She was born on March 18, 1924, in Newark, and was raised by her grandparents, Richard and Laura Huff. Ernestine retired from the Lakewood Schools in 1990 after nearly 20 years of service and continued to volunteer for many years thereafter. She enjoyed cooking, taking care of her home, yard, and her dogs.

She is survived by her stepson, Dick (Nancy) Walters, of Amelia, Ohio; step-grandchildren, Thomas (Jean) Walters, of Indiana, Christopher (Kasey) Walters, of Kentucky, and Ellen (Joe) Beavers of Cincinnati; six stepgreat grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and friends; and her beloved Cockapoo, Annabelle.

Ernestine was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd “Tub” Walters on June 15, 1973; her sisters, Laura Roberts and Sherry Shaner; and her brother, Jack Shaner.

A funeral service, celebrating Ernestine’s life was held March 20, 2012, at the Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service. Burial followed in Kirkersville Cemetery.

The family requests memorial contributions be made to: Genesis Hospice and Palliative Care, 713 Forest Avenue Zanesville, Ohio 43701 or the Licking County Humane Society, 548 Dog Leg Road, Heath, Ohio 43056

Condolences may be sent to www.hoskinsonfuneral.com

Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, Kirkersville, is honored to care for the Walters family.

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