Mrs. Rosalee Walton, age 94, of Lake City, passed from this life, Tuesday November 29, 2016 at the Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City. Born in Pocahontas on February 16, 1922, she was the daughter of the late B. D. and Florence Jones and was raised in the Black Oak and Monette areas. She married her husband, Ray Walton, May 6, 1939 and she lived in the Chicago area while her husband served in the U. S. Navy during World War II. Following the War the couple returned to Monette until 1967, then returning to Illinois for nearly 40 years, before retiring to Lake City in 2007. She was a longtime member of the Lake City Church of Christ. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Emily Walton, a son, Randy Walton, 2 grandsons, Kip Walton, and Gary Walton, Jr. and 4 brothers and 3 sisters.
Three sons and daughters-in-law, Jimmy and Judy Walton of Lockport, Illinois, Bobby and Sue Walton of Manila and Gary and Marlene Walton of Ozark, Ark.;
Seven grandchildren, Mike Davis, Steve Walton, Julie Stasiak, Holly Bird, Jason Walton, Alicia Solinger, and Andrew Walton; and
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Friday December 2, 2016 at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Manila with Mr. Josh Parnell and Rev. Rusty Bird officiating. Burial will follow in Monette Memorial Cemetery. Grandsons and great-grandsons will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive visitors Friday morning from 10 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.
A Guest register is located at www.HowardFuneralService.com