Anthenate Louise (Walker) Walton was born on July 9, 1953 to Adneal Louise (Smith) Walker and Willie Walker, Jr. She departed this life on February 2, 2021 at Sentara Obici Hospital in Suffolk, VA. Anthenate was preceded in death by her parents, her son, Anthony Walker; and her grandparents.
She attended Perquimans County Public Schools, graduating in 1971 from Perquimans County High School. She would later earn her Associates Degree in General Education from the College of the Albemarle in 2014. Anthenate worked as a health care professional in North Carolina for over thirty years as a home health aide, a physical therapy technician and a community health technician. She also earned her commercial driver’s license (CDL) in the state of North Carolina.
Left to cherish her memories is her husband, Clifton R. Walton; a daughter, Angela Burrus; a sister, Virginia Elliott Snowden; a brother, Willie Walker III; a half-brother, Terrance Walker, a stepdaughter, Crystal Freeman; a stepson, Jamaar O. Roundtree; one niece, Adneal Monique Elliott; one nephew, Lance D. Elliott; a mother-in-law, Lois Hope Walton; six sisters-in-laws; two brothers-in-law as well as a host of cousins, friends, and family.
A celebration of life will take place on Monday February 8, 2021 at 12:00pm at the Upper Room Assembly. The family will receive friends from 1:00pm-4:00pm on Sunday February 7, 2021 at the funeral home.
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