April 14, 1919 - January 22, 2019
On Tuesday, January 22, 2019, God in His infinite wisdom looked down upon his child Cora Bell Hester Walton, lovingly known as Mom Bell. As He reflected over her life, He decided that it was time to lift her upon his wings and carry her peacefully to eternal rest. Cora Bell Hester Walton, daughter of the late Adolphus, Mary Frances Torain Hester and step daughter of the late Alberta Jones Hester, was born on April 14, 1919 in Orange County. She was a loving wife, devoted mother, grandmother and friend. She was educated in the Orange County School system and was employed as a domestic worker. During her time as a domestic worker, she touched the lives of many families. She accepted the Lord as her personal Savior at an early age when she joined Mount Zion AME Church. She participated as a faithful member until her health declined. She was preceded in death by her husband Hubert Walton, Sr., five children and all of her siblings. She leaves to cherish her memories three daughters, Bertha W. Green (Bobbing), El Paso, Texas, Nell W. Nichols (Nick-o), Durham, North Carolina, and Wilma W. Lincoln (Curtis), El Paso, Texas; one son, William Walton (Diana), Hendersonville, North Carolina; one special daughter-in-law, Annie B. Walton, Durham, North Carolina; one God-daughter, Malinda Smith, Malvern, Pennsylvania; one special niece, Tammy Williamson, Hillsborough, North Carolina; fifteen grandchildren; thirty-two great grandchildren; ten great-great grandchildren; three sisters-in-law; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral services will take place on Monday, January 28, 2019 at Mt. Zion AME Church, 5124 NC Highway 86 N, Hillsborough, NC 27278, at 2:00 p.m., with a family visitation an half an hour prior to the service.
On Tuesday, January 22, 2019, God in His infinite wisdom looked down upon his child Cora Bell Hester Walton, lovingly known as Mom Bell. As He reflected over her life, He decided that it was time to lift her upon his wings and carry her peacefully... View Obituary & Service Information
Obituary & Service
On Tuesday, January 22, 2019, God in His infinite wisdom looked...View More
Flowers & Gifts
Send flowers to the Walton family.Send Flowers