CHESAPEAKE – Rita Marie Walker, 72, died January 22, 2022. Rita was born in Greensboro, NC to the late Carl and Marie Bowman Stanley. She was a homemaker who enjoyed doing crafts and decorating. Christmas was her favorite time of the year for decorating and crafting. Rita loved shopping and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, James Walker and her best friend, Pam Terry.
Left to cherish her memory is her loving daughter, Melissa M. Marques and her husband, Ricardo of Chesapeake; sister, Betty Jane “Jannie” Smith and her husband Kelly of Greensboro; grandchildren, Destiny Marques, Deborah Haislip, Magdalyn Haislip, and Hayleigh Marques; close friend who was like a daughter, Tracy Tilley; and a host of other family and friends.
A celebration of life service will be held at 2pm, Saturday, February 5th at Geneva Park Church of Christ. Memorial donations may be made to www.TMCFunding.com, to help the family with the unforeseen expenses that have arisen from Rita’s sudden and unexpected death.
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