Gwendolyn Ann “Peaches” Henton King, 66, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana departed this life on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at Baton Rouge Healthcare Center in Baker, Louisiana. Gwendolyn was born October 20, 1953, in Pineville, Louisiana to the late Lessite Walker, Sr., of Palestine, Texas, and the late Lenora Essex Moore of Quitman, Georgia.
She leaves to continue celebrating her life; three daughters, Monza Williams (Keith) of Alexandria, Louisiana, Tracey Culbert (Travis) of Alexandria, Louisiana, and Aisha Walker of Baton Rouge, Louisiana; six wonderful grandchildren; Gwendolyn, Keishon, Tevin (Layce), Tiffany, Keion, and Trav’yon; three beautiful great-grandchildren; Josyah, Kelani, and Kenzley; two godchildren, Nigel Walker and Richard Darnell Ellis; one sister, Debra Nelson (Byron) of Ashburn, Virginia; two brothers, Lessite Walker, Jr. of Alexandria, Louisiana, and Albert Walker (Sandy) of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; one uncle, Benjamin Essex of Houston, Texas, one brother-in-law, Ellis Shepherd of Alexandria, Louisiana, and a dear friend, Nathaniel King who continued to visit with her during her illness, along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
In lieu of flowers, the Family has requested that donations be made to local food banks in her honor.
Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced at a later date.
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