The funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 P.M., Friday, April 6, 2012 at New Hope Baptist Church, Georgia Highway 26 East, Montezuma, Georgia. Interment will follow in New Home Baptist Church Cemetery, 2095 Butler’s Mill Road, Reynolds, Georgia. The Reverend Matthew Raines, pastor of White Hill Baptist Church, will officiate.
Willie L. was born September 15, 1957 to Mr. W.L. Walters and the late Lula Mae Hart Walters. He was educated in the public school system of Macon County. He joined White Hill Baptist Church where he served on the Usher Board Ministry. Willie L. was employed with Allen Canning Plant formerly Southern Frozen foods, Inc., for 35 years as a machine operator.
He leaves a legacy of golden memories to his beloved wife, of 17 years, Shirley Walters, Reynolds, Georgia; his father, W.L. Walters, Montezuma, Georgia; eight children, LaShonda Walters, Quenton Walters and Clinton Walters all of Montezuma, Georgia, Sheena Walters, Warner Robins, Georgia and Willie L. Walters, Jr., Montezuma, Georgia, Tracy Rogers, Travis (Naktia) Lockett and Antwan (Melody), Lockett all of Fort Valley, Georgia; eleven grandchildren; seven siblings and their spouses, Ernestine (Rev. Johnny) Sanders, Andersonville, Georgia, Alice (Frederick) Jackson, Montezuma, Georgia, Mary Frances (Morris) Engram, Detroit, Michigan, Foster (Shonda) Walters, Warner Robins, Georgia, Lester (Louise) Walters, J. W. (Linda) and Johnny (Helen) Walters all of Montezuma, Georgia; five aunts, Shirley (Minister Amos) Whitehead, Montezuma, Georgia, Eva Arnold, Cleveland, Ohio, Lizzie Walters, Lucile Cook, and Quida Walters all of Atlanta, Georgia; five uncles, Ruben (Lula Mae) Hart, Junction City, Georgia, Eddie (Fannie Bell) Hart, Ideal, Georgia, L. C. (Frances) Walters, R. L. (Doris) Walters, W. H. Walters all of Atlanta, Georgia; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Willie Mae Graddick (Tyrone) and Donovan Hicks all of Reynolds, Georgia, Debra Leggett (William), Atlanta, Georgia, Randall Hicks (Bobbie), Fort Valley, Georgia a host of beloved nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
- Pearl(Wednesday, January 15 14 01:05 pm EST)
"Missing you everyday."
- Crystal Nichols(Saturday, July 27 13 03:04 am EDT)
RIP WILLIE L. I sure wanted to see u when I came home. I still remember how me, u, james tookes, & brenda mann ( rip mrs. Brenda) use to always laugh at work. U listened when I needed advice& never turned ur back. Thank u for so much. U were like an uncle to me. Miss u...
- Greg & Diane Busbee(Tuesday, April 10 12 03:09 pm EDT)
Our thoughts & prayers are with you.
- SHELYN HARPE(Sunday, April 08 12 02:40 am EDT)
WILL MISS U COUSIN AND WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER THE GOODTIMES WE HAD WHEN WE WORKED TOGETHER. R.I.P.
AND TO THE FAMILY MY HEARTGRIEVES FOR YOUR LOST.FOR WE KNOW THAT EVERYTHING WILL BE ALRIGHT IN THE MORNING.
- Peggy West, N. Chesterfield, VA(Saturday, April 07 12 02:03 pm EDT)
My deepest sympaths goes out to the Walter's Family. My God be your guide through your loss and pain.God Bless!
- Christie Darity(Saturday, April 07 12 12:07 am EDT)
Christie Griffin Darity&Family To the Family My heart is with sorrow and grief about the lost of willie L he will be missed I was raised up in Garden Valley around him and family will always rember him,he was my nieghbor.Family look to the hills where all your strength comes from.know that man was born of a woman and will have many troubles and that all men are apointed to die one day.Lets have our house in order and our work done when God calls us,yall are in our prayers
- Shon and Jeff Felton & Family(Friday, April 06 12 01:33 pm EDT)
To the Walters Family. There are many words that can be said, but there are none like Jesus Loves You, and he Loves You more than you can imagine. You'll are in thoughts and prayers. The Felton Family.
- Shondrekia Walters(Friday, April 06 12 10:51 am EDT)
Granddad iloveyou :) It hurtful but everybody have to leaveone day.I will soon be with you granddad .Your body gone but soul still here . I know when i need someone to talk to you still here all I have to do is call your dad like i use to call you :) iloveyou daddy R.i.p Daddy :)You will nomore go through pain it will be ME . I know you smilimg down on us and prob. joking NOW lol keeping people laughin like always :)
I will be missing you :)
- PATRICIA WALKER(Friday, April 06 12 12:29 am EDT)
SHIRLEY I KNOW YOU'RE GOING TO MISS WILLIE BUT HIS SPIRIT WILL ALWAYS REMAIN IN YOUR HEART...PATRICIA WALKER AND FAMILY, ROBERT LEE HILL AND FAMILY
- Lashonda Walters(Friday, April 06 12 12:11 am EDT)
God have called home my best friend and one of the best dad ever...He was hardworking, strict, understanding, and the best listener ever...He is my daddy and I love him dearly...He will be truly missed.....I love you daddy.Until we meet again.You will forever be in my heart..Rest in peace.
- Eva Arnold (Aunt)(Thursday, April 05 12 04:33 pm EDT)
To my family,in your time of sadness, my thoughts of heartfelt sympathy and prayers are with you. Love and may God bless.
- Mr.Mrs Andre Dianne Bailey & Family(Thursday, April 05 12 02:53 pm EDT)
Sorry for your loss, may god bless u in your time of sorrow.
- Pearl Ellis-Law and Families(Wednesday, April 04 12 07:56 pm EDT)
i am so sorry for your loss, but remember God is still in charge. With deep regret.
- April Turner-Shelley & Family(Wednesday, April 04 12 04:33 pm EDT)
May it comfort you to know that Mr. Willie L. is safe in God's care now and that we are praying for you in your time of sorrow.
- Latrell Searcy-Cox(Wednesday, April 04 12 03:55 pm EDT)
With Deepest Sympathy.