Mrs. Margie Haddock Walker

Published 4:24 pm Saturday, January 1, 2011

By Staff
Mrs. Margie Haddock Walker, 86, a resident of 141 Honey Pod Farm Road, Washington died Thursday evening December 30, 2010 peacefully in her home.
A funeral service will be held 2:00 PM Sunday January 2, 2011 at the Chapel of Paul Funeral Home in Washington officiated by Amanda Hesbach. Burial will follow in Oakdale Cemetery. Dr. James C. Walker, III, Charles Andrew “Drew” Walker, Jefferson “Jay” Thomas Landen, Robert Kirk, James Kirk and Wayne Walker will serve as pallbearers.
Mrs. Walker was born in Pitt County on December 8, 1924, daughter of the late Leslie Haddock and Lillie Buck Haddock. She graduated from Tayloe Hospital School of Nursing and was affiliated with the University of Maryland. Her first employment was with Dr. Clark Rodman as his office nurse. She returned to Tayloe Hospital and worked in the emergency and operating rooms. She was instrumental in moving patients and setting up the new operating room when Beaufort County Hospital opened in 1958. Throughout her career she held many positions including operating room supervisor, supervisor for nursing service, assistant director of nursing, clinical nurse manager and central services supervisor. She found great joy in helping others throughout her 34 years in the nursing field. Mrs. Walker was a member of the First Christian Church Disciple of Christ in Washington.
On February 14, 1947, she married James Carnell Walker, Sr. who preceded her in death on December 6, 1980.
Mrs. Walker is survived by her friend and caretaker Mr. Marvin Smith, her two children; James C. Walker, Jr. of Greenville, Suzanne Walker and her husband Dwight of Albertson, her brother; Kenneth Haddock of Greenville, four grand children; Jimmy Walker, Shannon Landen Womack, Drew Walker and Jay Landen and four great grandchildren; Trent Walker, Reagan Walker, Jackson Walker, Landen Womack and Hayes Walker. In addition to her husband and parents, she is preceded in death by her sister, Goldie Kirk.
The family will receive friends beginning at 1:00 PM prior to the service on Sunday at Paul Funeral Home in Washington.
Flowers are welcomed or memorials may be made to the First
Christian Church General Fund, 401 East Second Street, Washington, NC 27889.
Condolences may be offered to the family by visiting
Paul Funeral Home of Washington is honored to be serving the Walker family.
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