Mr. Walls died Monday, Jan. 23, 2012.
Born Sept. 2, 1930, in Habersham County, he was a son of the late Thomas Floyd and Stella Beard Wall. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Ruby Thurmond.
Mr. Walls was a graduate of Clarkesville High School and a proud United States Navy veteran, having served in the Korean Conflict on the USS Frank Knox. He was a deacon, trustee, an Adult Sunday School Class teacher, and was the Young Peoples Sunday School Class teacher for 39 years at Habersham Baptist Church. He was a member of Hills Crossing Baptist Church and the Men’s Senior Sunday School Class. He was a retired owner and operator of Louis Walls Contracting Company with 51 years of service.
Survivors include his loving and devoted wife of 59 years, Lois Hill Walls of Clarkesville; son and daughter-in-law, Richard Anthony “Rick” and Sharon Walls of Clarkesville; sisters, Ruth Thurmond of Rabun Gap, Katherine Powell of Mt. Airy, and Stella Holbrook of Clarkesville; grandchildren and their spouses, Ryan and Kristin Walls and Astona and Rusty Gragg; and great-grandchildren, Bree, Blythe and Brennan Walls and Jaxon Gragg.
Memorials may be made to the Habersham Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 521, Clarkesville, GA 30523.
Those wishing to express online condolences to the Walls family may do so by visiting whitfieldfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
The Northeast Georgian
January 27, 2012