Juanita Walls

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Amory – Juanita L. Walls, 90, passed away on Thursday, March 10, 2022, at Oaktree Manor assisted living in Amory, Mississippi, where she had been a resident since November 2018. She was born on February 7, 1932, in Whitney, Texas, to the late Jesse Lovell and Edna McElfresh Lovell. She had ten brothers and sisters; she was the exact middle child.

Juanita grew up in Texas and graduated from Whitney High School, where she was active in basketball and softball. She met her husband, David Walls, in Whitney and after they were married they lived in Pasadena, Texas, where their oldest child was born, before moving to the Wren Community in Mississippi in 1954. They had four children altogether, and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

When her youngest child started school, she began to work as a quality control inspector with the Amory Garment factory. She retired with her husband and planned to travel. She was an excellent seamstress and sewed many clever costumes for her grandkids. She also made quilts. She was a talented gardener and had a bountiful vegetable garden each year as well as a yard full of beautiful flowers. She enjoyed Saturday afternoon westerns on T.V, movies of all kinds, and other favorite T.V. shows like the Waltons. She liked to listen to music like Willie Nelson and even sometimes Modern Hip Hop. She could be funny in certain situations. Above all, she loved to be with the ones she cherished the most, her family.

Juanita was a member of Central Grove Baptist Church. She was passionate about supporting LeBonheurs and St. Jude Children’s Hospitals. Juanita was a wonderful lady, loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She left such a huge impact on so many generations to follow and her family is so grateful for all the wonderful years that they were blessed to have her here on earth. They know that she is at peace.

Left behind to treasure her memories are her daughter, Sharon Walls, Oxford, MS; sons, Mike Walls (Gloria), Richmond, VA; Pat Walls (Jean), Ocean Springs, MS; and Sam Walls (Melinda), Wren, MS; grandchildren, Connie Carroll, Kathryn Rigell, Laura Lyons, Kevin Walls, Connie Sanchez, Brenda Walls, Eric Walls, Charlie Walls, Samantha Lewis, Nicole Hartwell, Megan Stanford, and Brandi Cooper; eighteen great-grandchildren; sisters, Wanda Faye Stansbury, Trinity, TX and Nevada Joyce Lovell, Houston, TX; and a host of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, David Walls; great-grandson, Judah Liam Hartwell; granddaughter Kathy Carroll; three sisters, and five brothers.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Wednesday, March 16, 2022, at 2:00 pm, at E. E. Pickle Funeral Home in Amory with Bro. Dennis Smithey officiating. Burial will follow in New Hope Cemetery, Coontail Road, Aberdeen, with pallbearers being Charlie Walls, Dylan Barnett, Tim Pearson, Travis Walls, Kevin Walls, and Hunter Stanford.

Visitation for family and friends will be held on Wednesday, March 16, 2022 from 12:00 pm until the service hour at the funeral home in Amory. Central Grove Baptist Church (30298 Central Grove Rd, Aberdeen, MS 39730) is offering a meal service after the graveside service.

Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to LeBonheurs Children Hospital, P.O. Box 41817, Memphis, TN 38174-1817.

Memories and condolences may be shared with her family at EEPickleFuneralHome.com.


MAR 16.
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

E.E. Pickle Funeral Home, Amory

500 3rd Avenue South

P.O. Box 127

Amory, MS 38821



Celebration of Life Service

MAR 16.
2:00 PM

E. E. Pickle Funeral Home, Amory


AMORY, MS 38821



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  1. Dear Walls family, one of the saddest things someone can experience is the death of a loved one. Did you know the Bible compares death to sleep? (Psalms 13:3) Just as a person who is asleep is unaware of what is happening around him, the dead are not conscious of anything. There is a promise of hope in the Bible. Our loving God has promised to awaken the dead, as if from sleep, and give them life again. Acts 24:15 says, “There is going to be a resurrection.” The bible offers comfort for those who are grieving and I hope this brings you comfort as well.


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