Ruth “Penny” Walker
October 9, 1926- March 22, 2012
Ruth Marie “Penny” Walker, 85 of Lusby, MD passed away on March 22, 2012 at Bayridge Health Care, Annapolis, MD. She was born on October 9, 1926 in Washington, D. C. to the late Reddie Wright Sweeney and Norman W. Sweeney. Penny was always known for her compassion, wisdom and understanding. She was preceded in death by her loving husband Norman Evans Walker. Penny is survived by her beloved daughters, Candis Lee Tewell of Lusby, MD, Ginger Marie Walker and Roxanne Dee Walker both of Silver Spring, MD; grandchildren, Dawn Beckwith of Clements, MD, Brandy Myers of Charlestown, WV and Lindsay Tewell of Prince Frederick, MD; great grandchildren, Starla, Isaac, Christopher, Tommy and Chase; great great granddaughter Emma and her son-in- law Ricky Tewell. The family will receive friends at the Rausch Funeral Home, P. A., 20 American Lane, Lusby, MD on Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 10:30 AM until the time of the service celebrating her life at 12: 30 PM. Interment to follow at Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Cheltenham, MD at 3:00 PM. Should friends desire contributions may be made in Penny’s memory to Autism Speaks, 1060 State Road, 2nd Floor, Princeton, NJ 08540 www.autismspeaks.org.
Thursday, March 29, 2012