MT. JULIET -- A memorial service was held Monday evening, Oct. 18 at Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet for Ms. Walpole, 95, of Mt. Juliet.
Known lovingly as "Little Marie", she died Oct. 14, 2010.
Services were conducted by Chaplain Judy Gray and Brother John Green.
Survivors include: brother William E. Walpole; and numerous nieces and nephews whom she thought of as her children.
Ms. Walpole was preceded in death by parents, Burnice and Gracie Pearl Walpole; siblings James Edward Walpole, John Walpole, Bernice "Botchie" Walpole, Earl Franklin Walpole, Ella Tennessee Walpole Wilson and Beulah Walpole; special aunt Augusta "Aunt Googie" Hardaway; sisters-in-law Vera Green Walpole, Elizabeth Cowley Walpole and Cora Reese Walpole; and brother-in-law Bill Wilson.
Honorary pallbearers: Dexter Walpole, Timothy Walpole, Tony Walpole, Samuel Walpole, William "Jack" Walpole, Howard Walpole, Wayne Walpole and Kenneth Walpole.
Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet was in charge of arrangements.