Mary Ethel Walker

June 13, 1940September 26, 2020

Mary Ethel Walker, age 80, of Smyrna, Tennessee, passed away at her home on Saturday, September 26, 2020. Mrs. Walker was the daughter of the late Herbert and Orpha Loewen Reimer. She is survived by her husband; Thomas R. Walker; daughter, Cynthia Crosby Rich and her husband Roy; son, Douglass Harold Crosby; grandchildren, Robert Crosby, Cyrena Rich Bryant and her husband Rocky and Rochelle Rich Whittaker and her husband Jacob; great grandchildren, Dyllon Bryant, Hailey Bryant, Savannah Bryant, Makayla Bryant, Paisley Bryant and Amelia Bryant. Services to celebrate Mrs. Walker will be at Two O’clock the afternoon of Thursday, October 1, 2020 at Roselawn Funeral Home with placement to follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Friends are cordially invited to visitation also Thursday, October 1, 2020 from Twelve O’clock noon till the service begins at Two O’clock. Mrs. Walker was a former employee of Central State Hospital in Nashville and retired as a Physical Therapy Assistant from the VA Hospital. She was a longtime member of Smyrna First United Methodist Church, having been a member of the choir. Because her parents were missionaries, she had a heart for sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ and participated in numerous mission trips to Mexico. She also had a great talent and passion for hand making “Angel Pins” which she donated the proceeds from sales to her church. Her story was shared by the Daily News Journal and Tennessee Crossroads. Due to the current health situation, we will “Live Stream” the service on our Facebook page, Roselawn Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens- Murfreesboro, TN on Thursday. Also we are not accepting food into the funeral home, so if you would like to provide that, please contact the family to make arrangements to deliver to their home. Roselawn Funeral Home, 5350 NW Broad Street, Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37129, 615-893-2742.


  • Gathering of Family and Friends

    Thursday, October 1, 2020

  • Service to Celebrate

    Thursday, October 1, 2020


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Jo Ann Lynch

October 22, 2020

I know that Mary is in heaven. I shared many laughs with Mary and enjoyed crafting with her for the church craft sale. And working with her to set up for the UNW yard sale. Thank you for the good times Mart

Vera Bergstrsesser

September 29, 2020

To go on a mission trip to Mexico was a memory I will never forget. Especially the time she left her suitcase in the trunk of Tom's car. Great memories. She will be greatly missed.


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