Donda Sharon Walker

Donda Sharon Walker
Donda Sharon Walker

Donda Sharon Walker, 75, of Amarillo, TX passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on March 19, 2021.

Rosary will be said at 6:30 P.M., Monday, March 22, 2021, in the Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel. Mass will be at 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, March 23, 2021, at St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church. Burial will be at Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Donda was born and raised in Amarillo, TX on February 7, 1946, to Donald and Gwendolyn Cameron. Donda graduated from Palo Duro High School in 1964. She was preceded in death by her grandchildren, Felicia, Bailey, and Jeremy.

Donda was a devoted wife, mother, Nana, and daughter of Christ. 

Donda married L.A. Walker in Raton, New Mexico on August 9, 1975, and recently celebrated their 45th anniversary.  Donda was the love of L.A.’s life, they enjoyed traveling together all over the country.

Mrs. Walker was very involved with St. Martin de Porres and was a member of the Catholic Daughters of America.  

Donda also loved history. She loved to visit old towns educating her family with her knowledge of its history. She especially enjoyed walking through old cemeteries. She was fascinated with seeing old gravestones and imagining the history behind that person. 

Mom loved her children Mark and Kristi with her whole heart. She was a track and T-Ball coach to Kristi, and it was said you could hear her through a crowd at Mark’s baseball and football games. She was their fiercest supporter throughout her life. 

Survivors include her husband, L.A. Walker, of the home; son, Mark Atchison (Julie), of Amarillo, TX; daughter, Kristi Atchison Sherrill (Eric), of Amarillo, TX; stepdaughter, Jan Alexander (Walter), of San Antonio, TX; stepson, Clint Walker (Jennifer), of Lockhart, TX; brother, Gary Cameron, of Denver, CO; sister, Diane Santos (George), of Denver, CO; brother, Kelly Clason (Dianna), of Austin, TX; nine grandchildren, Marcus, Samantha, Cameron, Cheyenne, Justin, Taryn, Tannah, Jake, and Hayley; two great-grandchildren, Nolan, and Liam; and cousin, Brent Knudtson (Shelly).

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