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Mildred Mitchell Walker

October 5, 1931 — February 1, 2023

Mildred Mitchell Walker, 91, of Columbus, GA passed away on Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at her residence. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 11:00 AM until 12:00 PM, one hour prior to the service. Funeral services will be held at Vance Brooks Funeral Home, 4048 Macon Road, Columbus, GA on Saturday, February 11, 2023 beginning at 12:00 noon with Dr. Elliot Glasgow officiating. The interment will conclude at Green Acres Cemetery, 1485 Schatulga Rd, Columbus, GA.
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Mildred Mitchell Walker was born on October 5, 1931 in Columbus, GA to John Mitchell and Amanda Mitchell. After the death of her father, when she was a young child, her mother remarried, and her stepfather Henry K. Jones helped raise her. She attended Muscogee County Public Schools. Mildred received a certificate in Sewing from Columbus Tech.

She married Henry P. Walker on September 1, 1951. She was baptized into the Church of Christ on South Street in 1958. She parted this life Wednesday, February 1, 2023.

A Christian woman, an amazing wife, mother, grandmother, Mildred absolutely adored taking care of her family. She said that raising FIVE children WAS her career. She was very active at all her children’s schools. One year she even served as PTA President. She was a volunteer at the Muscogee County School District Sara Spano Clothing Bank. Mildred volunteered at Muscogee Manor Nursing Home for over 20 years. When possible, she brought a few of the residents over for a home cooked meal.

For fun she enjoyed playing board games, hosting visitors, gardening, walks at Cooper Creek Park, and watching Westerns and game shows. She always had a witty remark to make. Making others laugh made her happy.

For forty years she was a preacher’s and/or Elder’s wife for the following congregations of the Church of Christ: South Street -now located on Cusseta Road, Glenville, AL -now located in Georgetown, GA, and Forrest Road -located in Columbus, GA. Sister Mildred Walker was a member of Cusseta Road COC at her passing.

In addition to her parents, Mildred was preceded in death by her loving and devoted husband, Evangelist Henry P. Walker, Sr., son Henry P. Walker, Jr., sisters Dorothy James, Wynderlyne Lynn, and Hattie James, and brothers Roy Mitchell and John Mitchell.

Survivors include her daughters Brendalyn Walker Pruitt, Delores Walker and Angela Walker Newsome (Ibn); son Darren Walker (April); 13 grandchildren; Christy, Stephanie, Gregory, Carrice, Mitchell, Amanda, Victoria, Henry III, Olivia, Rahim, Kevin, Darius, and Malcolm; 13 great-grandchildren Nia, Christiana, Taliyah, Jaliyah, Kehlani, Kayla, Briana, Iyana, Elily, Annikah, Eli, Micah, and Jacob; First cousin Melvin Parker. Many nieces, nephews, grand and great-grand nieces and nephews, cousins, and friends mourn her passing.

Her family will always love her and miss her love, steady guidance, laughter and warm comfort.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Saturday, February 11, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Vance Brooks Funeral Home - Columbus Chapel

4048 Macon Road, Columbus, GA 31907

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Service

Saturday, February 11, 2023

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Vance Brooks Funeral Home - Columbus Chapel

4048 Macon Road, Columbus, GA 31907

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Cemetery

Saturday, February 11, 2023

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