Stephanie Walker passed away on May 21, 2023. She was born in Opelika, on Oct. 23, 1979. Stephanie was a loving wife to her husband, Troy Cole, and a devoted mother to her children, Lance and Abby.
Stephanie had a passion for nursing along with caring for others. She began her career at Jackson Hospital in Montgomery, Alabama. She continued this career at Tuskegee Medical/Surgical Center in Tuskegee, Alabama. She finished her career at Tallassee Community Hospital in Tallassee, Alabama. She was truly passionate about her career, was well-respected by her colleagues and loved by her patients.
In her free time, she cherished spending time with her loved ones, reading and crafting. She had a gentle and caring nature. This is evident in her favorite quote, “Let me dedicate my life today to the care of those who go my way. Let me touch each one with a healing hand and a gentle art for which I stand, and tonight let me rest in peace if I have helped just one.”
Stephanie is preceded in death by her grandparents: Bill and Louise Hickman (maternal) and Steven and Estelle Walker (paternal).
Stephanie is survived by her parents, Steve and Mary Jane Walker; husband Troy Cole; children Lance (Katty) Cole and Abby Cole; sister Amanda Senn; nieces Nikki (John) Rutkowski and Autumn (Jason) Moman; sister Lynn (Pat) Fells; nephews Dustin Walker and Austin Fells; niece Paige (Wiley) Holman; brother-in-law Scott (Kelli) Cole; nephews Alex Cole and Paul Cole; great-nephews JR, Waylon and River; close family friend Nick Buck; along with many aunts, uncles and cousins.
A celebration for Stephanie’s life and all she devoted to those around her was held on May 24, 2023, at Notasulga First Baptist Church in Notasulga.