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Zelma Anita Walker

GLASGOW – Zelma Anita Walker, 70, passed away Tuesday, December 12, 2023, at her sister’s home under hospice care surrounded by family and loved ones. She was born June 21, 1953, in Indianapolis, Indiana to the late Carlie Monday, Sr. and Oval Bryant Monday.

Zelma spent the first six years of her life in Indianapolis, IN. Her family then moved to Tompkinsville, KY where she spent most of her life until moving to Glasgow in 2016. She was a homemaker, caregiver, and a servant to many. Her life was spent helping others, feeding others, and teaching others to can and process food. She had the heart of a true servant. She could cook one of the largest and best meals on the smallest of budgets. She loved her babies as she called them, her grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

She loved shopping and giving gifts to others. Her favorite artists were Kenny Rogers, Randy Travis, and Elvis. Some of her favorite hobbies included quilting, canning, gardening, and teaching others how to cook.

She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Floyd Walker, Jr.; three sons, Floyd (Christie) Walker III, Dwight Walker, and Christopher Walker all of Glasgow; four grandchildren, Emily (Trevor) Gentry of Mt. Hermon, Austin (Candy) Walker of Cave City, Trevor (Tiffany) Walker of Glasgow, and Ethan Walker of Glasgow; three great-grandchildren, Eli and Hudson Gentry and Roselind Walker; seven brothers and sisters, Della Johnson of Glasgow, Bettie (Burney) Scott of IN, Roger Monday of Tompkinsville, Cheri (Richard) Woodmansee of TX, Darlene Monday of Glasgow, Jackie Monday of Hopkinsville, KY, and Robbie Monday of TN; sister-in-law, Shirley Monday; and many nieces and nephews whom she loved dearly.

She is preceded in death by three sisters, Sue Monday, Phyllis Monday, and Linda Monday; one brother, Carlie Monday, Jr.; sister-in-law, Connie Monday; and three unborn great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 14, 2023, at 12 noon at McMurtrey Funeral Home with burial in the Monroe County Memorial Lawn. Visitation will be Wednesday, December 13, 2023, from 3:00-8:00 P.M and after 8:00 A.M. on Thursday until time of the service.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made for funeral expenses or Shanti Niketan Hospice Home.

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