Karen Henderson Walker
Karen Henderson Walker, age 59, passed away of breast cancer at her home in Woodstock, GA on Saturday, July 21, 2018. She is survived by her husband of 35 years Ted Walker, son Nelson Walker, daughter Lindsey Walker, and her two siblings Wallace Henderson & Laleah Henderson.
Karen was born and raised in Doraville, GA where she attended Sequoyah High School. She graduated from Georgia Southern University with a degree in Early Childhood Education and was a member of Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority. She earned her Master's Degree from Piedmont College in Early Childhood Education. She was a passionate teacher of 32 years including time in Forsyth County, Cobb County, and 17 years at Bascomb Elementary in Cherokee County. She was a dedicated and compassionate teacher who loved being invested in each of her students' lives. She was a loving mother to her two children and her husband's best friend. She cherished her time with family and friends and always found a way to put others before herself.
Services will be held at Lakeside Funeral Home, 121 Claremore Dr, Woodstock, GA 30188 on Saturday, July 28 at 12p. The family will receive visitors one hour prior to the service at 11a. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Karen's name can be made to Friends of Georgia State Parks (https://friendsofgastateparks.org/). The donations will be used for their outdoor classroom program for kids.
Scott Huskins Funeral & Cremation Services is in charge of the arrangements. 678.771.5566 | www.scotthuskins.com.
Posted on Sat, July 21, 2018
by Scott Huskins