Walker, Mary Frances Hays

Friday, March 2, 2018

Mary Frances Hays Walker, 89, of Flintstone, passed away Wednesday, February 28, 2018. She was born in New England, Ga. to the late Olin Lee Hays, Sr., and Gladys Mae Gilbert Hays. She had resided most of her life in Chattanooga Valley, where she was known for her great cooking at her restaurant “Mary’s Restaurant” for 50 years. Mary’s cooking was fantastic.  Biscuits and gravy, chicken and dressing and banana pudding were her specialties; if you had some before, you’d wish you had some right now. She was a member of Lookout Baptist Church in High Point.

Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, LaVaughn Lance Walker; son, Ronald L. Walker; brothers, Olin Lee Hays, Jr. and Lloyd Campbell.

She is survived by her daughter, Teresa (Marion) Howard of Rossville; son, Donald L. (Sharon) Walker, Sr., of Jasper; brother: Kenneth Hays of Flintstone; grandsons, Donald L. (Amanda) Walker, Jr. and Mickey Howard; great-grandchildren, Logan, Blake and Kyndal Walker; special friends, Connie Barrett and J.D. Cox; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 4:-8 p.m. Saturday and from 2-8 p.m. Sunday. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 5 in the funeral home chapel, with Pastor Terry Burns officiating. Burial will follow at Chattanooga Veterans National Cemetery.

Arrangements by W.L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Homes – Fort Oglethorpe.


Tanner, James Dustin

Tyous, Fred Lee

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