The family of Elizabeth Ezell Walker bid her farewell on March 12, 2019 at the age of 102. Elizabeth was the wife of Cesar C. Walker for 54 years. She was born in Tuskegee, AL on August 3, 1916, daughter of the late Levi and Carrie Slaughter Ezell. She came to Connecticut with her sister in 1942, working for the Eggleston family and later, for the Wilcoxes. She married, and ultimately became the grand dame of six generations. Elizabeth is survived by her daughters Betty Grimes, Carol Walker, and Liz Walker; and her sister Mable Stroud. She was predeceased by her son Cesar Walker, Jr.; brothers Dennis, Levi, and Rufus Ezell along with Annie Pearl Pollard, Minnie Mae Reed, Louester Stroud, Lois Tatum, Thelma Jordan, and Willietta Green. Elizabeth attributed her long life to God's grace. She walked with Him for over 80 years and He never failed her up to the last moment with her daughter by her side. Proverbs 31:10,28 - 'Who can find a virtuous wife? Her children rise up and call her blessed.' Relatives and friends are invited to a funeral service celebrating Elizabeth's life on Saturday, March 16 at 10:00AM at the First Assembly of God Church, 601 Paddock Ave., Meriden. Visitation will take place from 9:00AM until the time of the service in the church. Burial will follow in Walnut Grove Cemetery.

View current weather.

Memories Timeline

View the Timeline

Guestbook

  1. Carol, you are an angel on earth , that took such great care and joy in your mom. She is now an angel in heaven that will take care of you and your loved ones.you are an amazing woman and will be rewarded, you truly are the epitome of love. Always, Rose

  2. Dear Carol, Sandy and I are so sorry for your loss and send our love and sympathy to you and the family. We are also sorry that we will not be able to join with you at the service tomorrow but will be with you in prayer. May God’s Comfort and Love surround you and fill you with His peace. And remember, we’re on the Victory Side. Glenn and Sandy

  3. Lizz,
    My heart goes out to you in your time of sorrow.
    My prayers are with you and your family.

    Sincerely,
    Janice Smith

  4. Mother Grimes and Family – .We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord. II Corinthians 5:8 – Praying that God will comfort you. Love True Vine Holiness Church Family, Pastor Nathaniel J. Fountain Sr., Portland, CT

  5. Kind thoughts are with the Family at this very difficult time. May your precious memories bring you comfort, and God’s promise at Jeremiah 29:11,12 will give you strength to endure.

Sign the Guestbook, Light a Candle

Sign the Guestbook