Alice Ruth Eggers Walsh, 86, of Lenoir passed away Monday, May 3, 2021, at Forsyth Medical Center. She was born April 29, 1935, in Washington County, Virginia, to the late Ruben and Virgie Wilson Eggers. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Carnell Walsh; three brothers; and two sisters.
Mrs. Walsh was a faithful member of Setzer’s Gap Church and loved her Lord. She will be remembered for her love of family and the genuine care she had for others. Alice was deeply loved by all who were blessed to know her and she will be missed dearly.
Those left to cherish her memory include three sons, Steven Walsh and wife Delores, Benny Walsh and wife Peggy, and Brian Walsh and significant other Shirley, all of Lenoir; two brothers, Eddie Eggers of Lenoir, and Billy Eggers and wife Mary of Statesville; two sisters, Gladys Head and husband Coy of Lenoir, and Nell Paris of Virginia; one adopted grandchild, Steve Abernathy and wife Michelle; one adopted great-grandchild, Brook Levitt and husband Casey and daughter Raven; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Friday, May 7, 2021, at 11 a.m. at Greer-McElveen Funeral Home Chapel conducted by the Rev. Ken Byerly. Interment will immediately follow at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.
Serving as pallbearers will be members of the family.
Due to COVID-19, face masks and social distancing will be required.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, 902 Kirkwood St. NW, Lenoir, NC 28645.
Online condolences may be left at www.greer-mcelveenfuneral
Greer-McElveen Funeral Home and Crematory is assisting the Walsh family.