Gloria Walton

Published 12:00 am Thursday, December 31, 2009

Gloria Jean Thompson Walton, 62, of US 258 South, Rich Square, died Friday, December 25, 2009 at Roanoke-Chowan Hospital, Ahoskie.
Born in Bertie County, she was a retired teacher assistant at Rich Square High School, the CEO of J.R. Walton Trucking Company and a member of Chapel Hill Baptist Church, Rich Square.
Survivors include her husband, Jimmie R. Walton of Rich Square; four sons, Kenneth Robert Walton of Oak City, Patrick McKinley Walton and Jimmie Robert Walton Jr., both of Lewiston, and Shawn Jermaine Walton of Rich Square; three daughters, Cynthia White of Murfreesboro, and Javaise Anne Walton and Melissa Jean Robinson, both of Rich Square; and 17 grandchildren
A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 2 at Chapel Hill Baptist Church, Rich Square, with the Rev. Ronald Taylor officiating. Burial will take place in the church cemetery.
A wake will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 31 at Wilder’s Funeral Home Chapel in Rich Square.
Wilder’s Funeral Home Inc., Rich Square, is handling the arrangements.