|Birth: ||May 26, 1947|
|Death: ||Jul. 4, 2007|
ARLINGTON, Va. — Linda Powell Walters of Arlington, formerly of the Shenango Valley, died from breast cancer on Wednesday afternoon, July 4, 2007, in Halquist Memorial Inpatient Center, Capital Hospice, in Arlington. She was 60.
Mrs. Walters was born June 26, 1947, in Warren, Ohio, the eldest daughter of Mary Ella Nye and Lawrence Hunter Powell. She lived in Sharon.
An alumna of Hickory High School in Hermitage, class of 1965, she graduated in 1969 from Heidelberg College, Tiffin, Ohio. In July of that year, she moved to Washington, D.C., and accepted a position as an intern in the U.S. House of Representatives. The following September, Linda began a 25-year career as an agency representative to the retail food industry, for the Food and Nutrition Service in the U.S. Department of Agriculture, also in Washington. Her husband of 30 years was employed in the same agency, both retiring in 1995. In 1976, Mrs. Walters and her husband moved to Arlington, where she also volunteered with Arlington Public Schools Parent Teacher associations, the Boy Scouts and many Arlington youth sports teams. She was a member of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Arlington.
Surviving are: her husband, David N. Walters of Arlington, whom she married Sept. 11, 1976; a son, Timothy Walters, Charlotte, N.C.; and a son, Jason Walters, Blacksburg, Va.; a brother, Dr. Randall Powell, Merion, Pa.; a sister, Dr. Kristin Powell and her husband Cameron Martin, Denver; a sister-in-law, Rosamond Westmoreland and her husband, Richard Kaplan, Beverly Hills, Calif.; and five nieces.
Linda was preceded in death by her parents.
A memorial service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, July 14 in Trinity Presbyterian Church, 5533 North 16th St., Arlington.
Memorial contributions in her name may be made to Halquist Memorial Inpatient Center, Capital Hospice, 4715 North 15th St., Arlington, VA 22205.
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