Jayne Freeman Walker

Published 2:14 pm Monday, July 15, 2019

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Mrs. Jayne Freeman Walker, 66, of Mocksville, died on July 13, 2019, at Iredell Memorial Hospital after a battle with pulmonary fibrosis.

She was born on March 2, 1953, in Gainesville, Texas, the fourth of four children, to the late Sylvan and Clotilde Adair Freeman. She lived in numerous states in her lifetime, including Texas, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Kansas and North Carolina. She was an active member of First United Methodist Church, Mocksville and participated in many areas of the church. Her passion was children and families. She was diligent in building family relationships and blended her families with love and grace. She graduated from Texas Women’s University in 2001 with a bachelor’s degree in family studies and started the Family Ministries Team at FUMC, along with teaching multiple parenting and family faith classes.  She was a volunteer in the public school system, worked with students in adult high school and GED programs at Davidson County Community College, and worked with youth through the Davie Community Youth Choir and other programs.  She demonstrated her strong faith in everything she did.

Survivors: her husband of 28 years, John David Walker of the home; 2 daughters, Erin (Nathan) Foil of Mocksville and Emily (David) Little of Huntersville; step-daughter Robyn (Kelly) Burns and step-son Sean (Jill) Walker, both of Lavon, Texas; siblings, Sylvia McDaniel (Bobby) of Gainesville, Texas, Alvin Freeman and Bill Freeman (Rae), both of Marietta, Okla.; grandchildren, Cole Walker, Dalton Burns, Ryder Burns, Kennedy Walker, Kaitlyn Foil, Patrick Foil, Carson Walker, Xander Little and Amelia Jayne Little; many nieces and nephews; and special friends Harry, Ame and Becky Little of Mocksville.

A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m., Wednesday, July 17 at First United Methodist Church with Dr. Glenn L. Myers Jr. officiating. The family will receive friends following the service in the Family Life Center.

Memorials: Family Ministries Team of FUMC, 310 N. Main St., Mocksville.

Condolences: www.eatonfuneralservice.com.