Alta Walker Barritt
Alta Walker Barritt
  • October 14, 1918 - January 27, 2018
  • Texas

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Alta Walker Barritt, 99, of Wichita Falls, Texas passed away Saturday, January 27th, 2018.
Services will be 2:00 PM, Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at Hampton Vaughan Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 6 - 8 PM, Monday, January 29, 2018 at the funeral home. Interment will be in Crestview Memorial Park.

Alta was born Oct. 14, 1918 in Dyke, Texas to Abraham and Grace Walker. Alta was married to the late George H. Barritt for 52 years. Alta was a member of Southside Baptist church in Wichita Falls. She worked for over 30 years for Kmart as manager of ladies wear and was chosen one year as Southwest region ladies wear manager of the year. She enjoyed gardening and country and western music and dancing when her health permitted. When Alta was younger, she enjoyed singing gospel hymns with her mother.

Alta was preceded in death by her husband: George H. Barritt; her parents; her 2 brothers, Eugene L. and William L. Walker, her nephew William L. Walker Jr. and a granddaughter Melissa Corporon.

Alta is survived by her children and their spouses, Virginia and Leonard Knecht of Wichita Falls, Tx. ; Kay Oakerson Cox and Jim Cox of Wichita Falls, TX. ; John McCollough and partner Donna Backer of Longview, Tx. and daughter Judy McCollough Figueroa of Wichita Falls, TX. Alta has 7 grandchildren, Kathy Drake and Richard Knecht of Wichita Falls, Texas; Kevin McCollough of Columbus, Ohio; Jamie Hall of Weatherford, Texas; Kyle Oakerson of Irving Texas; Krista Clifton Schroeder of Ft. Worth, Texas and Bethany Corporon Figueroa of Lake Jackson, Texas. Alta has 14 great grandchildren and 12 great great grandchildren.

For those desiring, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Wichita Falls, 4909 Johnson Rd., Wichita Falls, Texas 76310.
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