The funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 P.M., Sunday, January 8, 2012 at Shade Arnold Baptist Church, Georgia Highway 26 East, Montezuma, Georgia. Interment will follow in the Andersonville National Cemetery, Monday, January 9, 2012 at 10:00 AM.
Mrs. Lula Mae Hart Walters was born October 7, 1936 in Ideal, Macon County, Georgia to the late Lester Hart and Maggie Nelson Hart. Lula was preceded in death by three of her siblings: Betty Jean Hart Tookes, Laura L. Hart Bolton, and Lester Hart, Jr. Lula was educated in the public school system of Macon County where she attended the historic Ideal Elementary School and Macon County High Training School. On December 22, 1951 she was united in holy matrimony to W. L. Walters and to this union they were blessed with eight children.
Lula acquired her Christian training in the local churches of her community. After uniting in holy matrimony with her one and only love W. L. she joined the Rocky Mount Christian Methodist Episcopal Church of Garden Valley. Lula also worked at Southern Frozen Food, Inc. Montezuma, Georgia for a number of untiring years as a line technician and a vegetable grader.
She leaves a legacy of golden memories to her beloved husband and children: survivors are a beloved husband of sixty years, W. L. Walters, Montezuma, Georgia; eight children and their spouses, Ernestine (Rev. Johnny) Sanders, Andersonville, Georgia, Alice (Frederick) Jackson, Montezuma, Georgia, Willie L. (Shirley) Walters, Reynolds, Georgia, Mary Frances (Morris) Engram, Detroit, Michigan, Foster (Shonda) Walters, Warner Robins, Georgia, Lester (Louise) Walters, J. W. (Linda) Walters and Johnny (Helen) Walters all of Montezuma, Georgia; three siblings and their spouses, Shirley (Rev. Amos) Whitehead, Montezuma, Georgia, Eva Arnold, Cleveland, Ohio, Ruben (Lula Mae) Hart, Junction City, Georgia and Eddie (Fannie Bell) Hart, Ideal, Georgia. Sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law include, Lizzie Walters, Lucile Cook, Quida Walters, L. C. (Frances) Walters, R. L. (Doris) Walters, W. H. Walters all of Atlanta, Georgia; twenty one grandchildren and twenty two great grandchildren; and a host of beloved nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
TO THE FAMILY I'M SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOST, EARTH HAS NO SORROW THAT HEAVEN CANNOT HEAL, KEEP THE FAITH THAT GOD IS STILL IN CHARGE. GOD NEED SOME MORE ANGELS IN HEAVEN WITH HIM SO HE CAME AND GOT MRS.LULA MAE....REST ON!
PATRICIA WALKER& CHILDREN, MR&MRS.ROBERT LEE HILL & FAMILY, EUGENE HILL & FAMILY, RAYMOND HILL & FAMILY, JANICE LEGGETT & FAMILY!
TO EVA HART-ARNOLD AND THE ENTIRE HART-WALERS FAMILY. MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO YOU AT THIS DIFFICULT TIME. MAY GOD BLESS ALL OF YOU.
IRVINGTON, NEW JERSEY.
W.L. and children, my heart broke when I heard of Lula Mae's passing. So glad I got to visit with you both at Piggly Wiggly, New Year's Eve. She was a very loving person and I cherish my memories of ya'll when we lived in Garden Valley. Please know that you have been and will continue to be in my prayers. Love in Christ to you and your family
Sonya and family, I am so sorry for your loss. May your hearts find comfort knowing she is with God. God be with you all during this difficult time. Love to you and William, Malik and Shania and your entire family.
Extending deep and heartfelt sympathy to the family may the memories comfort you my thoughts and prayers are with the family---
Ophelia & Octavia Waters & Family
To the Walters and Hart Family. We pray the Lord will strengthen and comfort your hearts during this time.
The Neal Family
May you find comfort in knowing "He will never leave you nor forsake you" our prayers are with the entire Walters family.
Essie Bells Terry, East Point, Ga
Sincere condolences to the entire family. May God continue to strengthen you all.
Louise & Jesse Wells, Decatur, Ga.
Dear WL and Walters Family, May the love of Jesus and the "Comfort of the Comforter" be your strength and grace for the days ahead. The Lord is the Strength of your life. Many wonderful memories will assist you in facing the days ahead. Words cannot adequately express our sympathy and blessings for you. We love you all and will continue praying for you.
Merl & Mary Beiler, Abbeville, SC
WL and family, In your hour of sorrow, we pray that you will know and feel the presence of the God of all comfort, the One who has said "the eternal God is thy refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms. I recall fondly many memories of being with you there at Uncle Lloyd's farm and the many years of service you gave there. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
David and Clara Swartzentruber
hi cuz lula mae, i didn't know much bout u but my mother sweet lee strong use 2 tell me about you,but then i started seeing you out to harveys and you would always ask about her,thats when i learned we was family,but god didn't make no mistake,what ever the problem was its been solved,but all i know you was a sweet,kind, and wonderful loving person.sleep on ,your family loved you but god loved you best.! sis.
I'm going to miss you ma-mae , We always just sat down and talked like 2 old women (: . You always bring joy to my heart . I wish I can just stay over with you and just talk one last time , ill give up everything just for that one moment ! I Love You ma-mae and miss you very very much. Tell trey I said hey in heaven i'll see yall again one day. Your in a better place I know , no need for a cane or hanging up clothes (: