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Norma "Penny" (Pacheco) Walkup

1947 — 2021


Norma “Penny” Walkup passed away Wednesday afternoon, July 14, 2021, at the age of 74.

The memorial service will be 3:00 P.M. Wednesday, July 21, 2021, in the Chapel of Grace Gardens Funeral Home, 8220 Woodway Drive with Rev. Wayne Williams officiating.  Private inurnment will be 10:00 A.M. Thursday, July 22, 2021, at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen.

Mrs. Walkup was born April 16, 1947, the daughter of the late Wiliam Ceaser and Elvira (Ybarra)

Pacheco in El Paso, Texas.

She graduated from Jefferson High School in 1965 and later continued her education at the

University of Texas at El Paso where she earned a BBA in Human Resource Management in


While living in El Paso, she married Bethel Ray Walkup on December 24, 1983, in Dona Ana

County, New Mexico.

Following her graduation from UTEP she was employed as a Management Analyst by the

Department of the Army in Fort Bliss, Texas from 1992 to 2004. In 2004 she transferred to Fort

Hood, Texas in 2004 where she worked for the Department of the Army as a Management

Analyst until her retirement in 2010. While at Fort Hood she was inducted to the United States

Air Defense Artillery Order of Saint Barbara in 2000.

Survivors include her husband of thirty-seven years, Bethel Ray Walkup, a daughter, Anne

Mickleburgh and husband Kevin; three sisters, Irene Dominguez, Gloria Carrillo and husband

Leo, Isela Kimbahl, a granddaughter, Toni Mickleburgh and many nieces and nephews.

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Memorial Service

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Starts at 3:00 pm (Central time)

Grace Gardens Funeral Home

8220 Woodway Drive, Woodway, TX 76712

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