Nova Gaye Walker, 86, of Ronceverte, passed away on Tuesday, December 6th, 2022, at the Peyton Hospice House.
Nova was born on July 22nd, 1936, in Fayetteville, to the late John St. Clair Burgess and Beulah “Bea” Eloise Creger.
Nova began her career in Greenbrier County as the first secretary of Greenbrier East High School. She worked there from 1968-1989. She then went to the Greenbrier County Board of Education as its front office secretary, until she retired in 1998. Nova enjoyed being and was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Family was everything to her, and nobody ever left her house hungry.
She is preceded in death by her parents and her siblings: brother, Jim Ritter, and sister, Minnie Ritter.
Left to cherish Nova’s memory are her loving husband of 68 years, George Tom Walker, Sr. of Ronceverte; son, George Tom Walker, Jr. of Ronceverte; daughter, Debra Massey and husband, Steve, of Ronceverte; daughter, Michelle Bland and husband, Harrell, of Lewisburg; grandchildren, Krislyn Honaker and husband, Jim, of Ronceverte, Kourtney Miller and husband, Creighton, of Lewisburg, Walker Foster and fiancée, Scarlett Keeter, of Tappahannock, VA, and Michaela Meadows and husband, Ethan, of Morgantown; great-grandchildren, Callie Honaker, Annabelle Honaker, Emerson Miller, Watson Miller, and Lorelei Keeter.
There will be no service at this time. There will be a celebration of life at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to Peyton Hospice House.
Please send online condolences by visiting www.WallaceandWallaceFH.com.
Information submitted by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Ronceverte.
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