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Betty J. Walker

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Date published: 4/12/2013

Betty J. Walker

Betty Jean Walker, 80, of Fredericksburg passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at her residence.

Ms. Walker was a native of Fredericksburg and was the daughter of the late James E. and Lula T. Walker. She was a graduate of Mary Washington College of the University of Virginia. Betty taught elementary school for 35 years in Fairfax County before retiring to be the primary caregiver of her parents. She was a member of the Virginia Education Association and a lifelong member of Fredericksburg Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday school.

Survivors include her two sisters, Charlotte Walker of Fredericksburg and Dorothy Theisz of Arnold, Md.; two nephews, Dr. Gordon W. Theisz and his wife, Melissa Teates, of Falls Church and Michael F. Theisz of Waltham, Mass.; two great-nieces, Delaney Theisz and Ciara Theisz, both of Falls Church; one great-nephew, Alex Teates of Falls Church; and numerous cousins.

A service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 14, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg, with the Rev. Patti English officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to Fredericksburg Baptist Church, 1019 Princess Anne St., Fredericksburg, Va. 22401; or to the Fredericksburg Rescue Squad, Box 444, Fredericksburg, Va. 22401.

Online guest book is at covenantfuneralservice.com.