Vernon Walls

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Vernon "Son" Walls, 83, of Chapel Hill, died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, after an extended illness.

Mr. Walls was born in Marshall County and was a son of the late Jolly and Bessie Fagan Walls. He was a master carpenter and loved working with his horses.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Lacy Odessa Morton Walls, who died in 1986; daughter, Linda Joyce Walls; son, Daniel Quinn Walls; sisters, Mary Sue Blanton Bell and Freda Lois Walls; and brothers, Edward "Nolan" Walls, "Pat" Fagan Walls, and Freddie Lewis Walls.

Mr. Walls is survived by daughters, Judy Ann (Travis) Whaley of the Farmington Community and Shirley Dean (Ernest) Henson of Antioch; son, David Vernon (Reba) Walls of Chapel Hill; sisters, Virginia Mae "Sissy" Moore, Betty Marie Collins, Sarah Lou Morgan, Lollie Lee "Monkey" Petty, Wanda Faye " Wonnie" Clark, Eva Kay King, Ethel Gayle "Tootsie" Braden; brothers, William "Bill" Walls, Eugene Thomas "Gene" Walls, Jimmy Wayne "Jim" Walls, Jolly Walls Jr.; nine grandchildren; and 16 great grandchildren.

Funeral services were conducted Monday, Feb. 11, from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Rev. Larry Chatman officiating. Burial followed in Swanson Cemetery in Chapel Hill.

Nephews served as pallbearers.

Lawrence Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., was in charge of arrangements.