Ethel Walton Mahan, 64, of Martinsville, Virginia transitioned on November 15, 2021, at SOVAH Martinsville. She was born August 25, 1957, in Martinsville to the late James Otis and Nina Brim Walton.
Ethel was a domestic engineer and a graduate of Martinsville High School, Class of 1975. She had a passion for cooking and loved to entertain family and friends. She was known as fun loving, very lively and entertaining on social occasions and mixed well with people.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clayton Alex Mahan.
She is survived by daughters, Germaine Mahan and Felita Hughes; son, Gerald Gallant, Jr.; sister, Mary Suber; brothers, James Brim (Sandra) and James O. Walton, Jr. (Pamela); brother-in-law, Dennis Mahan (Annie); aunts, Ethel Johnson, and Justine Kellam; uncles, Harvey Brim and Earl Martin; grandchildren, D’Andra Hayden, Dedric Hayden, D’ Carlos Latrelle Counter, Jaquan Gallant and Taraji Gallant.
A graveside service will be held Friday, November 19, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. in the Carver Memorial Gardens.
Wright Funeral Service & Crematory is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.wrightfuneralservices.net