Mahalia ‘Mae’ Walker

Mahalia Demeé Walker, 22 years old, went to be with our Heavenly Father Jan. 24, 2019.

Mae, as she preferred to be called, was born Sept. 22, 1996, in Ridgecrest. She was beautiful inside and out, was ingeniously witty and brought so much joy and happiness to her family and close friends.

Mae survived by her mother Leslie Marcus; grandparents Sydney R. and Brenda Blowers; brothers Lorenzo McDowell, Zach, Tyreke, Devan and Philip Sanders and DeMarcus Walker; sisters Sydney M. Blowers, Dariana Brown, Myah Marcus, and Tacoma Sanders; as well as many aunts, uncles and other family and friends. Mae was preceded in death by her stepfather Christopher Marcus, her father James Walker, Jr., her great-grandfather Lawrence Hartley), great-grandmothers (Georgia Mae Sanders and Betty Jean Hartley and her grandmother Shirley Sanders. Mahalia is deeply loved and sorely missed.

A viewing will be held at the H.K. Holland Memorial Chapel on Thursday, Feb. 7, from 5-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held Feb. 8 at Calvary Chapel. A reception will follow.

— Submitted by the family of Mahalia Walker

Story First Published: 2019-02-01