Bonetta J Walker
November 26, 1929 - January 25, 2019
Funeral services for Bonetta Walker, 89, of Hereford, Texas, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at Parkside Chapel, with Pastor Raul Valdez, pastor of Christian Assemble Church, officiating. Interment will follow in West Park Cemetery under the personal supervision of Parkside Chapel Funeral Home. Mrs. Walker passed away Friday, January 25, 2019. at the age of 89. The family will receive guests at Parkside Chapel Monday, January 28, 2019 from 5 until 7.
Bonetta June Hunt was born in Fithian, Illinois, November 26, 1929 to Maude and James Hunt. As an infant she moved with her family to Rolfe, Iowa. She was raised there and graduated from High School in 1948. Upon graduation she moved to Fort Dodge, Iowa. She was employed at Woolworth’s and Gates Department Stores.
Bonetta married Donald E. Walker in June of 1950 at the Somers, Iowa Methodist Church. They established their home in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Later quitting to become a full time house and Mother to their son, Donald J. Walker. She returned to the work force in 1965, working at J. C. Penny’s. While there, she worked as an inventory clerk and also catalog-credit manager. She retired in 1992 after 26 years.
While in Fort Dodge, she was a member of First Assembly of God where she taught Sunday School and also served in the Women’s group. Later she joined New Covenant Christian Church. When moving to Hereford she joined God News, later joining Christian Assembly.
Her Church, family and friends were very special to hr. She loved to cook, entertain and share with everyone.
Bonetta is survived by her son Pastor Don J, and wife Esther Walker of Hereford, grandsons, Aaron and wife Priscilla Walker of Hereford, Elijah and wife Isa of Patterson, Ca., and Isaac and wife Rita of Hereford, great-grandchildren, Beverly, Brandon, Blake, Brevin, Alexis and Chloe.one sister-in-law Dee Hunt of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, a number of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
The family suggests memorials in Mrs. Walker’s name be made to a charity of choice.