Mattie “Ruth” Walters • December 14, 2020



Mattie “Ruth” Booker Shelton Walters, 79 years of age, was born in Pensacola, Florida, July 22, 1941 to Oliver Troy and Mary Ruth Booker. Ruth passed to the loving arms of the Lord on Monday, December 14, 2020.

Ruth possessed a wry sense of humor and was quick witted. She retired from the Escambia County School District in 2001. She was a long standing member of East Brent Baptist Church, loved to read her bible and listen to Jimmy Swaggart. She loved to spend time with her family; devoted daughter, wife, mother and friend. Her hobbies were the two B’s – bunco and bingo.

She leaves to cherish her memory to her loving daughter, Cathy Money ; grand daughter, Fatimah Al-Shehri and a host of cousins and friends.

Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, Oliver Troy “O.T.” and Mary Ruth Booker; her brother, Bobbie Roy Booker; her husband, USMC Retired John Walters; her daughter, Cindy Holifield, and her grandson Muhammad Al-Shehri.

Visitation will be at Pensacola Memorial Gardens Funeral Home on Friday, December 18, 2020, family at 12:30, friends from 1 -2 pm with a short service to follow. A graveside service will be held at Clopton Cemetery at 2:30pm. Please wear a mask and practice social distancing

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