Mona May Epps/Walter Thomas Epps

Walter Thomas Epps was born Feb. 16, 1930, in Pittsburg County Oklahoma and passed from this world Dec. 11, 2023.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 69 years, Mona May Epps on Aug. 11, 2022.  He leaves behind three sons, eight grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

Those who knew him, knew beyond his family his greatest passion in life was seeing a good bird dog work.  Those who knew her knew beyond her family, her true passion was her sewing, quilting and passing it on to her family.

The family will hold a celebration of life for both Walter and Mona Epps from 1 to 3 p.m. March 30, 2024, at the Sierra Valley Grange Hall at 92202 Highway 70, Vinton California.