Rosie May Walters

March 2019

The Funeral Service for Ms. Rosie May Walters will be held Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 12:00 noon at Little Poplar Springs Baptist Church, Byromville, Georgia with Dr. Alonzo Smith, Jr. officiating. Interment will follow in the Poplar Springs Cemetery.

Rosie May Walters was born to Willie Clarence and Mary McKenzie Walters in Montezuma, Georgia on April 8, 1946. She joined and was baptized at Little Poplar Springs Baptist Church in Byromville, Georgia at an early age. She attended Little Poplar Springs School and Byromville Elementary School.

Rosie loved God and people. She enjoyed dressing up in fancy clothes. She was faithful in going to church, and she always carried her bible with her. After the death of our mother, she went to live with her sister Alice and her family in Lake Wales, Florida. In 2005, she went to live with her sister Johnnie and her family in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. They moved back to Georgia in 2016.

Rosie May Walters departed this life on March 10, 2019. She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Dollie Mae and Alice Mae.

Memories of her life will be forever cherished by her three brothers: Willie C. Walters, Jr. of Prescott, Arizona, Eddie J. Walters of Byromville, Georgia and Joe Lewis Walters of Decatur, Georgia; two sisters: Maggie Trimble of Atlanta, Georgia and Johnnie Mae Cunningham (Willie Frank) of Snellville, Georgia; three aunts: Jo Maxye McKenzie of Americus, Georgia, Georgia Mae Johnson of Jonesboro, Georgia and Thelma Gray of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; one uncle, John Henry Ball of Macon, Georgia; a special niece, Loretta Cunningham; a special companion, Gwendolyn Sanders; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.