Born to the late Augusta and Edna Combs on June 20,1925 in Corsicana, Texas. Ethel Mae moved to Hobbs, New Mexico in 1944, and united with the Ebenezer Baptist Church under the pastorate of the late Rev. F.W. Wells.
Working as a domestic worker for several prominent families here in the city of Hobbs Ethel Mae contributed to the success of many.
She was a long-time member of the Eastern Star, Lovely Ladies, Manhattan Social Club and the Creative Study Club. She will be best remembered as a person filled with an abundant joy and friendliness.
Transitioning this life July 8, 2018 leaving to cherish her memory son’s Jesse Walker, Hobbs, NM, Kenneth Walker. Fullerton, Calif., David (Princess) Walker, Albuquerque, NM, James (Mary Beth) Walker, Long Beach, Calif., Nathan, Sr.(Sarah) Walker, Hobbs, NM, and daughter’s; Lynn Walker and Theresa Walker both of Hobbs, NM, grandchildren Danielle(Lance) Sanders, Hobbs, NM, Jeffrey Walker, San Bernadino, Calif., Ladrick(Yvonne) Walker, Hanford, Calif., Nathan Jr. Walker, Hobbs, NM and Taylor Walker of Long Beach, Calif. 10 great-grands, and 11 great-great grands, plus a host of relatives and friends.
I am deeply saddened to hear about Ethel Mae's passing. She was a sweetheart. I lived next door to her with David who has passed as well. My thoughts & Prayers are you.
Mary CouteeMarshall, TX
To the family sorry for your lost
Sending our thoughts and prayers for the family!
Curtis and LizWoodstock, GA
I am so saddened by the loss of Ethel Mae. She is one of the most remarkable women I ever met. She taught me so many valuable lessons in life and I will be forever grateful for the wonderful memories of her. My family and I share in your loss but cherish the blessing of her being in our lives.
God Bless you Ethel Mae.
Finn SmithHobbs, NM
Condolences to your family in this time of loss. Ethel Mae was a blessing and I am glad I had the opportunity to get to know her. I wish your family comfort as you cope with her passing but know that she is looking down on you all with a smile.
The Dunlap'sHobbs, NM