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Lynne Ramsey Walker

December 27, 1935 - November 6, 2021

Lynne Ramsey Walker, passed away November 6, 2021. She was born December 27, 1935 in Lynchburg, Va. and was the daughter of the late George Peters Ramsey and Lois Aldridge Ramsey. Lynne was preceded in death by her husband, George Calder Walker, Jr.

She was a graduate of EC Glass High School and James Madison University, where she was listed in “ Who’s Who in College Universities.” Lynne received a degree in Library Science from the University of Virginia and was a librarian at James River Day School for 10 years. She was a former member of the Lynchburg Junior League and Lynchburg Garden Club. Lynne was a member of St. John’s Episcopal Church where she served as a member of the Vestry, a Eucharistic Minister, Lector, and Altar Guild Member.

Surviving are three sons: George C. Walker, III (and his wife Shawnya) and her son, Jerid Prater, Stewart Ramsey Walker and David Chandler Walker and granddaughter, Madison Elizabeth Walker; family friend, Della Mosby. Lynne is also survived by one brother, George Peters Ramsey, Jr. and his wife, Harriett Taylor Ramsey; brother in law William McKenzie Walker and his wife, Diane Matthews Walker and many nieces and nephews.

A private graveside will be held in Spring Hill Cemetery with The Rev. Chris Roussell officiating. A reception for friends and family will begin at 1 p.m. Wednesday November 10, 2021 at Oakwood Country Club. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St. Johns Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 3123 Lynchburg Va, 24503.

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.

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Ms.Walker was a spectacular person. I had the opportunity to get know and admire Ms.Walker over many years. My prayers are with a wonderful person. She is with the ages now.

Posted by Will Pickford on November 14, 2021

Ms.Walker was a spectacular person. I had the opportunity to get know and admire Ms.Walker over many years. My prayers are with a wonderful person. She is with the ages now.

Posted by Will Pickford on November 14, 2021

Bo, Stewart and David, I am heartbroken to learn of Lynne's passing. She was the sweetest of women I have ever known and such a wonderful friend to my parents and many others. Love, Ellen (Sigler)

Posted by Ellen Featherstone on November 11, 2021

Dear Family, I am sorry to learn of Mrs. Walker's passing. Sending each of you love and peace. Lydia

Posted by Lydia Langley on November 8, 2021

Caroline and Vic join me in sending our deep condolences to Bo, Stew, David and family for the loss of their beloved Mother Lynne. We fondly remember the years of friendship and will always carry her in our hearts. Love, Isolde Oppleman and Family

Posted by Isolde B. Oppleman on November 8, 2021

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