Mary Lou Walker

March 9, 1942August 6, 2022
Obituary of Mary Lou Walker
MARY LOU HINSON WALKER Conover - Mary Lou Hinson Walker, 80 went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 6, 2022 at her home surrounded by her family. Born on March 9, 1942 in Catawba County, NC she was the daughter of the late Theodore and Ruby Causby Hinson. Other than her Savior, Jesus Christ, her family was her everything and all that she lived for. She will be held in our hearts forever and will be dearly missed. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Charles Edward Walker; 2 brothers, Michael Hinson and Joseph Hinson and a sister, Kathy Hinson Poovey. Those left to cherish her memory include, 2 daughters, Regina Walker Tuttle and husband, Doyle and Charlene Walker Schlitt and husband Christopher; 5 grandchildren, Dylan Walker-Shook and wife, Natalie, Megan Shook, Holly Tuttle Hamilton and husband, Joshua, Clayton Schlitt and wife, Sarah, and Taylor Schlitt Carlton and husband, Dustin; 9 great grandchildren, Drew Walker-Shook, Malayah Linebarger, Haley Hamilton, Benjamin Hamilton, Chance Carlton, Charli Carlton, Mckinley Schlitt, Adalyn Schlitt, and the expected new arrival of Ivyonne Linebarger; 2 sisters, Jean Yount and husband, Troy and Sandra Clark and fiancée, Robin Peck; a brother, Roger Hinson and wife, Brenda; there are also numerous family and friends to cherish her memory; a special thanks to our mother’s caregivers, as well as, the staff of Carolina Caring of Newton. A Celebration of Life service will be held at Catawba Funeral Home on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at 2:00 pm with Pastor Jeff Brown officiating. Burial will follow at Catawba Memorial Park. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm. Condolences may be left at The Walker family is under the care of Catawba Memorial Park, Funerals & Cremations.

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  • Regina Walker Tuttle (Doyle) Daughter
  • Charlene Walker Schlitt (Christopher) Daughter
  • Dylan Walker-Shook (Natalie) Grandchild
  • Megan Shook Grandchild
  • Holly Tuttle Hamilton (Joshua) Grandchild
  • Clayton Schlitt (Sarah) Grandchild
  • Taylor Schlitt Carlton (Dustin) Grandchild
  • Drew Walker-Shook Great Grandchild
  • Malayah Linebarger Great Grandchild
  • Haley Hamilton Great Grandchild
  • Benjamin Hamilton Great Grandchild
  • Chance Carlton Great Grandchild
  • Charli Carlton Great Grandchild
  • McKinley Schlitt Great Grandchild
  • Adalyn Schlitt Great Grandchild
  • Ivyonne Linebarger Great Grandchild
  • Jean Yount (Troy) Sister
  • Sandra Clark (Robin Peck) Sister
  • Roger Hinson (Brenda) Brother
  • There are also numerous family and friends to cherish her memory; a special thanks to our Mother's caregivers, as well as, the staff of Carolina Caring of Newton.

  • Dylan Walker-Shook
  • Clayton Schlitt
  • Billy Joe Hinson
  • Jake Sigmon
  • Clay Spake
  • Marty Teague

Past Services

Wednesday, August 10, 2022


Wednesday, August 10, 2022

A Celebration of Life Service

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Final Resting Place