Hildred Givens Walker, of Rutherfordton, born August 7, 1929, went to be with the Lord December 29, 2017.
She was the daughter of the late Walter Grayson and Josie Walker Givens. She worked at the Rutherford County Courthouse as deputy clerk for the state in the Clerk of Court office.
Hildred is survived by two brothers, Donald Grayson Givens of Ocala, FL and Douglas Grayson Givens of Whitesburg, GA; sister, Agnes Givens Marsh of Harrisburg, NC and a number of nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 52 years, Jay Calvin (JC) Walker, brother, Walter Phillip Givens and two sisters, Lois Givens Daily and Mildred Givens Browning. From 1981 through 1988 she was recognized by Rutherford County for outstanding personal involvement and significant contributions toward the betterment of Rutherford County. In 1988 she received a Lifesaver citation and was also honored as an outstanding citizen by Rutherford County Woodmen of the World. She was a member of Second Baptist Church Rutherfordton for 64 years.
Funeral services were held at Second Baptist Church in Rutherfordton. Dr. Keith Stephenson and Rev. Brandon Wood officiated. Private burial was held in Spindale City cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Second Baptist Church Building Fund, 191 Green Street, Rutherfordton, NC 28139.
Crowe's Mortuary is assisting the family.