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Cynthia Ann (Mathews) Walker

May 11, 1934 ~ March 9, 2022 (age 87)


Cynthia Ann Walker, 87, passed away on March 9, 2022 at The Laurels of GreenTree Ridge, yet remains in our hearts. Born May 11, 1934 in Asheville, she was the daughter of the late William Joseph Mathews and Mabel O'Kelly.  She was preceded in death by her son Mark and is survived by her husband Peter Walker, son Paul, and grandson Dallas Walker. 

Cynthia's career as a musician spanned forty years including many church engagements as an organist and pianist as well as singing in the UNCA Community Chorus and choir of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Asheville.

On Oct. 22, 1988, she won 2nd place in the 39th Annual Poetry Day Awards Program with her entry, "Moving Home in Middle Age".

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