Jossie Ofelphena "Opie" Walters<p><em><strong><span style="font-size: 14px;">This obituary is being posted as a courtesy to the Walters family. The Miller-Rivers-Caulder family extends their love and sympathies to the family. All online condolences will be forwarded to the family.</span></strong></em></p> <p> </p> <p>Lancaster<br /> <br /> Jossie Ofelphena “Opie” Walters 85, of Lancaster, went home to be with the Lord on June 29, 2020 surrounded by her family.<br /> <br /> Mrs. Walters was the daughter of the late Hazel V. and Cora Moree Robinson and the wife of the late Rev. Hurley L. Walters.<br /> <br /> Mrs. Walters was a faithful member of Freedom Freewill Baptist Church for many years. She served alongside her husband, Rev. Hurley Walters, throughout their pastoral ministry. She served as a Sunday school teacher, Children’s ministry director, children’s choir, VBS and anything within the church or for the church as well.<br /> <br /> “Ms. Opie”, as she was affectionately known, was formerly employed in the textile industry for many years and later retired from Jones Department store.<br /> <br /> Mrs. Walters is survived by two daughters, Jossie Allison, of Columbia, SC., and Melissa Lynne Wood (Kenny) of Chesterfield, SC.; two sons, David C. Walters (Melinda Kelley) of Lancaster, SC. and H. Dwight Walters (Faith), of Lumberton, TX.; 8 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.<br /> <br /> In addition to her parents and her husband, Mrs. Walters is preceded in death by a son, H. Leon Walters<br /> <br /> Funeral services for Mrs. Walters will be held at 11 am Thursday, July 2, 2020 at Freedom Freewill Baptist Church with the Rev. Mitch Ingram officiating the service.<br /> The family will receive friends from 9:30 am to 11 am at the Freedom Freewill Baptist Church Family Life Center. Mrs. Walters will lie in state in the church sanctuary, prior to the service.<br /> <br /> In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, act.alz.org/donate<br /> <br /> A Simple Service Burial and Cremation of Lancaster, SC is serving the family of Mrs. Walters.</p>
April 30, 1935 - June 29, 202004/30/193506/29/2020
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