Jo Helen Walthour

Jo Helen Walthour

May 8th, 1936 - Jan 31st, 2018
  • Birth Date: May 8, 1936
  • Death Date: Jan 31, 2018
  • Funeral Date: Feb 2, 2018
  • Funeral Location: Chapel Hill Cemetery, De Queen, AR
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Mrs. Jo Helen Walthour, age 81, a resident of De Queen, Arkansas, died Wednesday, January 31, 2018, in De Queen.
She was born May 8, 1936, in Magnet Cove, Arkansas.  She was a bookkeeper for the De Queen School District for 14 years and a member of the First Baptist Church of De Queen.
Mrs. Walthour was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Willie Smith Sexton; three brothers and one sister.
She is survived by her husband, Howard Walthour of De Queen; two sons and daughters-in-law, Brian and Crystal Walthour of De Queen and Steve and Lauren Walthour of Mico, Texas; one daughter, Cheryl Gallop of Garner, North Carolina; three grandchildren, Tessa Walthour, Jennifer Gallop and John Gallop; two sisters, Kay White of Hot Springs, Arkansas and Vivian Albritton of Little Rock, Arkansas; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Walthour will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, February 2, 2018 in the Chapel Hill Cemetery with Rev. Josh Herweck officiating, under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home.
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Sherry Bianchi-Knod, Class of ‘71
Feb 4th, 2018 5:50 pm
Mr. Wathour — Sending prayers and comforting thoughts to you and your family at this sad, sad time. Peace be with all of you.
Susan Jackson Hilterbrand
Feb 4th, 2018 4:53 pm
I am so sorry for your great loss. Jo has always been there for us through all these many years. Good neighbors are hard to come by but ya'll have always been the best! I can still hears her laughing. I love her laugh. I know your family is so proud of the woman, Mother, Wife and grandmother she was. I am proud I got to know her. God bless you and give you comfort that only He can
Kenneth, Kathy and Chase Gabbard
Feb 2nd, 2018 10:13 am
So sorry for your loss. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.
Freda Pedron
Feb 1st, 2018 10:10 pm
My heart is sad for your loss. Jo was a very kind, smart and beautiful lady. It was my pleasure to call her my friend. My thoughts and prayers to the family.
Jane Harding
Feb 1st, 2018 12:20 pm
Dear Walthour family: such a sad time in our lives when we have to say "good by" to one we love. My thoughts are with you..draw close to each other..Jane Harding
Nancy Gore
Feb 1st, 2018 10:55 am
Jo was a friend and I will miss her. My thoughts and prayers are with her family.
Cheryl's Chicks
Feb 1st, 2018 8:52 am
Our thoughts and prayers are with you now and in the days to come. May God guard your hearts and minds in your time of grief. Love you,
Jennifer, Toniette, Tina, Digna, Tonya, Barbara, Lisa, Edith, Mary and Brandy
Judi Jenkins
Feb 1st, 2018 8:38 am
Prayers for this family who has touched many lives in DeQueen.
Kaye White
Jan 31st, 2018 11:09 pm
Dear Family, I'm so sorry about your wife, mom, or grandmother. Jo will be greatly missed by all. I know I will miss my daily phone call with my dear sister and my friend. All of you will be in my thoughts and prayers. Love you!!
Pat James
Jan 31st, 2018 7:32 pm
I'm so sorry for your loss. Your family will be in my prayers for comfort during this time
Tim and Debbie Brotherton
Jan 31st, 2018 6:33 pm
We are sad to hear of Jo's passing. She was a kind and generous woman, and she will be missed. Our prayers are with the family.
Leeann Smith
Jan 31st, 2018 2:52 pm
May God surround your family with His comfort and care.
Karen Rhea
Jan 31st, 2018 2:00 pm
I considered Jo a friend, she was a lovely lady and I will miss her. Will be praying for family.
Patsy Lawless
Jan 31st, 2018 11:49 am
So sorry to hear about Jo. I will keep the family in my prayers.

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