Herma Lee Walls Wilson was born on March 26, 1936, in Elysian Fields, Texas. She transitioned to eternity with her Lord on July 27, 2020, in Wylie, Texas.
Herma attended Elysian Field High School and graduated as salutatorian from Booker T. Washington High School in 1954. She went on to attend Madam C.J. Walker Cosmetology College. After college, she enjoyed a longtime career in cosmetology and manufacturing. Her places of employment included Texas Instruments and Lucent Technologies, which later became AT&T.
Among many hobbies, Herma delighted in sports - especially basketball, baseball, and football. She truly enjoyed supporting her grandchildren's sporting events. Herma was a faithful member of Mount Hebron Baptist Church in Garland where she served as an usher.
Affectionately regarded as "Grandmother", "Mama Tiny", "Mama Wilson", and "Tiny" to most, Herma will be fondly remembered for her generous, steadfast, kind-hearted, and motherly nature. Her strong will and loyal spirit will forever be admired by all who knew and loved her.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Jimmie and Sammie Stafford Walls; brother, McCurey Walls; and granddaughter, Shanese Jamerson. Those left to cherish precious memories include her daughters, Felecia Wilson Jamerson and Varita Wilson Newton; grandchildren: Sharva Wilson, Sheniqua Newton Allen (Derrick), Shevonda Newton Erskin (Michael), Shalecia Jamerson, Shatoya Newton, and Shanae Jamerson; great-grandchildren: J'Qualyn Newton, Journey Allen, Jourdyn Allen, JaKari Newton, Jonah Moore, and Jai'Lise Moore; siblings: Dorothy Douglas, Helen "Juanita" Pace (William), Walter "Avon" Walls, Thomas Charles "TC" Walls (Gertrude), Edna "Ed" Ball (JC), Frances Walls, and Ruby Walls Jackson (Willie); and a host of other relatives and friends.
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