Erma Lee Walker
Vondel Smith Mortuary at South Lakes
Erma Lee (Dilbeck) Walker passed away quietly in her daughter’s home in Newcaslte, Oklahoma, on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. She was 91 years old. Erma Lee was born in Roff, Oklahoma to her parents, Fred and Flora (Moore) Dilbeck on February 21, 1927. She attended school at Oak Grove and graduated from Hickory High School as Salutatorian. Erma then ventured to the big city, where she attended business school, worked at Tinker Field, and later retired from the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission, where she worked in the payroll division in 1987. Erma Lee married Leo Walker on April 19, 1947. Together they shared more than 60 years together before his passing in 2007. Erma Lee had a quiet, sweet personality, a kind heart, was slow to anger, with determination and inner strength and a deep Christian faith. She enjoyed reading, writing poetry and songs, gardening, traveling in their camper and fishing. She could fish for hours. She was adored by many, loved by all, and will be mightily missed.
She was preceded in death by her:
Husband, Leo Walker in 2007.
She is survived by her:
Daughter, Barbara Codner and her husband, Dean;
Son, Don Walker and his wife, Smret;
4 Grandchildren: Christopher Smith, Mary Gabellieri, Bea Killgore, and Zac Smith and his wife Christina;
3 Great Grandchildren: Andrew Gabellieri, Coltin Kilgore, and Ava Smith;
1 Great-Great Grandson, Ryan Romines;
Many nieces, nephews and friends.