Margaret R. Walters, 88, of Washington, passed away at 10:18 p.m. Friday at Daviess Community Hospital.
Born Dec. 11, 1926, in Petersburg, she was the daughter of Francis E. and Ester (Barber) Williams.
She graduated from Washington High School in 1944 and from St. Vincent School of Nursing in 1947. She retired as a registered nurse from Daviess Community Hospital. She was a member of Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church.
She is survived by one daughter, Katherine (Jerry) Cummings of Indianapolis; three sons, Michael Walters of Washington, James (Glenda) Walters of Oklahoma, and Richard Walters of Texas; four sisters, Betty Willis of Evansville, Rose Ada Stanley of Washington, Carol Richardson of Bloomington, and Jill Zabel of Iowa; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Her husband, Joseph G. Walters, whom she married April 19, 1948, died July 24, 1984. Two sons, Phillip Lee Walters and Tommy Joe Walters, are also deceased.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church, with Rev. Gordon Mann as celebrant. Burial will be in St. John Cemetery.
Visitation is from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday at the church.
Memorial donations may be given to the Washington Catholic Endowment, P.O. Box 916, Washington, IN 47501.
Arrangements are being made through Ed Lee Mortuary. Online condolences may be made at www.edleemortuary.com