|Death: ||Feb. 13, 2009|
Mrs. Elizabeth McFerrin Walsh, 88, of Birmingham, Ala., a former resident of Fredricksburg, Va., for many years, passed away Friday, Feb. 13, 2009, at Mount Royal Towers in Birmingham.
Graveside services for Mrs. Walsh will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at Arlington Cemetery in Mt. Pleasant with the Rev. Phillip Wright officiating.
The family and friends will visit from 1-1:45 p.m. Monday at Williams Funeral Home in Mt. Pleasant.
The Mt. Pleasant native was the daughter of the late Dr. James A. and Annie Hall Acuff McFerrin. Mrs. Walsh attended Huntingdom College, in Montgomery, Ala., and graduated from George Peabody College for Teachers in Nashville. She later received her Masters Degree from The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va. Mrs. Walsh taught English at Hay Long High School in Mt. Pleasant, Maury School in Fredericksburg, Va., and Mt. Vernon High School in Alexrandia, Va. She was a teacher's teacher who dearly loved teaching.
Mrs. Walsh was a member of the American Asociation of University Women and a member of the Bridge Club and Garden Club. She was a member, of the Fredricksburg United Methodist Church, where she was a board member and taught Sunday School for many years.
She is survived by her children: James Franklin Walsh (Peggy) and her twins: Douglass Ann Hovey (Robert) and Margaret Elizabeth Walsh all of Birmingham, Ala.; one sister: Virginia Douglass Fisher of Carrollton, Ga.; four grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, three nieces and one nephew. She was a dedicated mother and will be sorely missed by all who loved her.
Pallbearers will be David Walsh, Patrick Walsh, Joseph Kraus and Robert Hovey.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, www.alz.org, 1-800-272-3900 or to the Amedisys Hospice Services, 2204 Lakeshore Dr. Suite 160, Birmingham, AL 35242.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.williamsfh.com.
Created by: Sharon Rhoades
Record added: Feb 16, 2009
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