Tenita “Tena” Walker, age 62, of Forest City, crossed over Jordan on Sunday, March 12, 2023 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.
Tena was born Monday, September 5, 1960 in Taylorsville, NC to the late Harold Eugene Braswell, Sr. and Blanche Pressley. She was a graduate of Maiden High School, class of 1978. Tena worked for Sara Lee and Spring Ford Knitting in Spindale for many years. She was a faithful member of Harmon Street Baptist Church and enjoyed crafts, reading and creative writing. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Harold Eugene Braswell, Jr.
Left to cherish her memory are her husband of forty-two years, Rocky James Walker; son, Brian Lee Walker (Kelly) of Forest City; sisters, Julie Adams (Ben) of Maiden and Starla Bennett (Scott) of Dobbinsville; grandchildren, Nicole Jade Walker, Seth Lee McKinley Walker; great grandson, Myles Lee Walker-Wright and a brother-in-law, David John Nix of Cliffside.
A memorial service will be conducted at 3:00 Friday, March 17th at Harmon Street Baptist Church with Reverend Randy Church officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service time at the church.
Memorial donations are requested to the Humane Society, www.humanesociety.org
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Rutherford County Humane Society
PO Box 998, Rutherfordton NC 28139