Myrtle Walls, of Niles

Nov. 18, 1927 — June 29, 2020

Myrtle M. Walls, 92, of Niles, passed away on Monday, June 29, 2020, following a brief illness.

She was born on Nov. 18, 1927, in Caraway, Arkansas, to the late James and Della (Griggs) Gaither.

On April 30, 1946, Myrtle married Warren F. Walls. Myrtle worked for the Simplicity Pattern Company, retiring after 36 years. Her greatest treasures were her grandchildren and had a loving heart for animals.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Warren Walls; and all of her siblings, Tommie Cadenhead, Louise Hall, Georgie Ramsay, Tootsie Brewer, Alma Walls and Sonny Gaither.

Myrtle is survived by a daughter, Donna (Terry) Wolfinger, of Niles; a son, Floyd (Darla) Walls, of Niles; grandchildren, Gary (Tricia) Wolfinger, of Niles, Lynn (Joe) Mickiewicz, of Niles, Larry (Cheryl) Walls, of South Bend, and Doug and (Michelle) Walls, of Edwardsburg; great-grandchildren, Joshua Wolfinger, Jacob Wolfinger, Jordan Mickiewicz, Ty Mickiewicz, Kaylee (Arias) Williams, Chelsey Walls, Megan Walls, Hope Walls, Emma Walls, Joey Cabanaw and Michael Bounds; great-great grandchildren, Kenai Williams, Oliver Bounds, Layla Cabanaw; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were on Thursday, July 2, 2020, at Mission Hills Memorial Chapel.

Myrtle was interred next to her husband at Mission Hills Memorial Gardens.

Contributions may be made to Great Lakes Hospice at 6120 Stadium Drive #100, Kalamazoo, MI 49009 or to Pet Refuge 4626 S. Burnett Drive, South Bend, IN 46614.

Memories of Myrtle may be shared with her family at BrownFuneralHomeNiles.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, Niles.

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