Gladys R. Walker, 88, of Indianapolis, passed away March 21, 2017. She was born on September 30, 1928 in Franklin, KY, daughter of Monroe and Blanche Potter Matthews.
Gladys and her late husband Robert Walker were married on July 27, 1945 in Franklin, KY. Bob passed away in 1981.
Gladys was a highly skilled seamstress and was employed with different garment factories through the years. She enjoyed spending time in her flower garden. Each spring and summer she looked forward to growing vegetables, especially tomatoes, in her vegetable garden. Gladys was also a good cook, having learned at a young age while spending time in the kitchen with her mother. She was known for baking delicious pies.
In addition to her parents and husband, Gladys was preceded in death by her son, Roger S. Walker; brothers, Roy Mathews and Bobby Mathews; sisters, Bessie Gass and Kathleen Britt.
Survivors include her son, Ronnie (Myong) Walker; sister, Hazel Clark; grandchildren, Lisa (Chris) Garrette, Ronnie (Melinda) Walker Jr, Unchong (Scott) Berkey and Sherie (Jeff) Rotundi; great-grandchildren, Madison, Brannon, Hannah, Clayton, Duncan, Wyatt, Mike, Mya, Ava, Jaden and Grace.
Family and friends will gather on Saturday, March 25 at 10 am in First Separate Baptist Church, 25 Bixler Road, Indianapolis where the funeral service will follow at 1 pm.
Bussell Family Funerals is privileged to assist the family in arrangements.