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“My sincerest condolences to the family.May your treasured memories and the drawing to Almighty God in prayer comfort and strengthen you during this...Read More »
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“Brenda and JeffI had the pleasure of driving your mother to and from dialysis 3 days a week for the last 2 years. She was always "on time" for the...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: John Witter - Greenfield, IN

“Brenda and Jeff,Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Brenda, I only saw your Mom a couple times but I knew right away she was a lovely person. ...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Sue and Tom Bailey - Saginaw, MI

“She was such a sweet person at our DAR meetings. She always seemed cheerful.We will miss her. ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Sylvia Horner - Fortville, IN

“Remembering our friendship at Tech High School and Indiana Bell. It was fun to renew happy times as we met again after retirement in FL and more...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Joan Fisse Springer - VA - Friend

“I am so sorry for your loss! ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Trina Morgan - Family

“My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. My most vivid memory of Cousin Becky was when I was 16 and me, my mom and dad stayed with Becky and Joe...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Marty Skagen - Sun City, AZ

“Brenda and Jeff- so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: BRENDA SPENCER - INDIANAPOLIS, IN

“Aunt Becky and Uncle Joe gave me several firsts: first overnight with the girls, first swim in an above-ground pool, first barbecue ribs, and first...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Lee Ann Richardson - Indianapolis, IN

“Your family will be in our the and prayers in the coming days. Sorry we didn't get to visit. George and Kitty Eads ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: George Eads - Manhattan, KS

“Debbie Brenda I was every close to your mom she did so many wonderful thing for me an my family we all grow up close to each other live close for...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: sara Mcgraw - Afton, OK - Family


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Rebecca Jean (Becky) Eads Walls, 88 passed away Monday, April 24, 2017. She was a resident of New Palestine, IN. She was born March 20, 1929 in Marshall, Madison County, NC to the late Simon Nathaniel and Ina Lee (Prows) Eads, the last of 8 siblings. Rebecca graduated 1947 from Arsenal Technical High School. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and sister. Rebecca married Joseph (Joe) Walls, and he preceded her in death in 2015, after nearly 65 years of marriage; a son Steven (U.S. Navy) preceded her in death. She will be dearly missed by her daughters, Deborah Cook (Dr. Terrence) of New York, NY, and Brenda Frey (Jeff) of New Palestine, IN; her grandchildren, Alison Michaels (Todd) of Sacra-mento, CA, Eliot Molin of Gurnee, IL, Natalie Bailey (Charles) of Greenfield, IN, and Stephen Horan (Dr. Jessica) of Greenwood, IN; and her great-grandchildren, Anna, Emma, Charlie, Luke Bailey, and Ian Michaels. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Jessie Hoeltke, Clara Wheeldon, and six brothers, Joseph, Jack, James, Harold, Hereford, and David Eads.
Becky spent many hours volunteering for her children's school, Indianapolis Public School George Rogers Clark 1, Annual Family Fun Night, Meadows Little League Baseball, Millersville Jobs Daughters Bethel 16, Brownie Troop Leader, tennis, wrestling, golf, swim lessons; the Mu-rat Shrine Annual DeMolay Brunch; annual picnic Indianapolis Jazz Club in German Park; Fort Benjamin Harrison Army Post – Army Community Service Center, VFW Post 7119 Ladies Aux-iliary; Vice Precinct Chairman for the Republican Party; member of the Smyrna Shrine Guild - played bass drum for the Smyrna Guild Drum Corp; Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels; Salvation Army Bell Ringer.
Becky shared memorable moments of spending summer in her family's tin roofed cabin in Woodstock, KY, working at Omar Bakery while in high school, working at the old Indiana Bell Cherry Exchange and meeting Joe while working at IBT Long Distance on Meridian Street. She was a delicious cook, beautiful seamstress, and avid genealogist, for which her daughters are most appreciative. In 1989 Joe and Becky retired to Sebring, FL, where they became members of First United Methodist Church of Avon Park; she enjoyed volunteering with Joe for the Tele-phone Pioneers of Sebring, they spent eleven years installing life line units for the Sebring Ad-ventist Hospital – Florida Hospital Life Line; she joined the Highlands County Genealogical So-ciety, and was Recording Secretary where she filed and recorded obituaries for six years. Re-becca joined the Patriots Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, Sebring, Florida, and was Regent 1998-2000, and member of the Florida State Society DAR Past Regents. After nineteen years in Florida, Becky and Joe moved back home. She became a member of Brandywine Creek Chapter DAR, Greenfield, IN, and New Palestine United Methodist Church. Most of all she loved spending time with her family and friends. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Becky said, "Life was good."
At Becky's request, no services will be held. Interment will follow at a later date at Clayton Cemetery, Clayton, IN with her husband Joe Walls. Memorial Contributions may be made to The Wounded Warrior Project. Arrangements are being handled by Hendryx Mortuary – Cumberland Chapel.