- December 19, 1930 - September 12, 2016
- Corpus Christi, Texas
of Marilyn's Passing
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Marilyn Thomson Massey Walker, age 85, passed away September 12, 2016. She was born on December 19, 1930 to Earl and Mina Thomson in San Antonio, Texas. She graduated from South San Antonio High School in 1948 where she was chosen Most Beautiful Girl because of her poise, graceful manner, pleasant smile and lovely appearance. She was married to her first true love Phil Massey for 30 years until his death in 1981. She later married Alvin Walker in 1991 until his death in 2010.
Marilyn was employed by Shell Oil Company in the 1950s but then became a homemaker upon the birth of her only child in 1960. She was active in the PTA and in her church Vestry. Marilyn loved to cook and entertain. She was an excellent seamstress. She loved to dance and enjoyed travelling.
Marilyn was named Mimi by her grandchildren and many friends only know her by that name. Mimi was thrilled to have become a great grandmother earlier this year. She will always be remembered for her strong independent spirit, sense of adventure and love of beautiful clothes.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Melanie and Joe Kaspar; her sister, Patricia Hearn; her grandchildren, Phillip (Liz) Kaspar and Laura (John) Myrick; and great grandchild, Lily Jane Kaspar. Very special care providers that have become like family: Elena Bird, Mary Gutierrez, MJ Philie and several Visiting Angel friends.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00p.m. on Thursday, September 15, 2016 at Seaside Reid Chapel. A Funeral Service will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, September 16, 2016 at Seaside Reid Chapel in Corpus Christi, Texas. Interment will follow at Seaside Memorial Park.
Pallbearers are Martin Rupp, Joseph Rupp, Justinn Jones, Joseph Skrobarczyk, Miguel Sada and Aaron Sada. Honorary Pallbearers are Brian Hearn and Jay and Jim Kindervater.