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Jean B. Walls

January 23, 1933 ~ July 19, 2021 (age 88)


Jean B Walls, 88, of Burrillville passed away Monday, July 19, 2021 peacefully at home with her loving family by her side. She was the Family Matriarch and leaves behind five generations of her ever-growing family. She is survived by her daughter, Kimberly A. DeFusco and her husband John who will forever miss her with extreme sadness.

Jean proudly served In the United States Army during the Korean War, earning the rank of Cpl. When her active service ended, she received her Honorable Discharge.

She was preceded in death by her son, Bruce Walls and her brother, Gerald Langlois and now joins them at rest.

Besides her daughter, she is survived by her grandchildren, Raina Ballou, Tanya DeFusco, Mindy Kennedy, Bruce, Brian, and Derek Walls. Her great-grandchildren, Riana, Alana and Ian Richardson, Logan Letourneau, Brielle Waters, Alexander, Josephine and Xavier Walls and great-great-grandchildren, Riley, Aria, Oliver, LJ and Kinsley.

Jean had a personality and smile that will live on in all those who had the great pleasure of knowing, loving and being loved by this amazing woman. She had a love for motorcycles, the ocean, camping and a great love for life.

Friends and family who would like to join in the procession led by the Patriot Riders to the RI Veterans Cemetery, Exeter should meet at the Brown Funeral Home, 1496 Victory Highway, Oakland, RI on Wednesday, July 28,2021 at 9:30 AM. The procession will leave promptly at 10:00AM for the 11:00 AM Services at the cemetery where she will be laid to rest with Military Honors.

In Lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Jean, may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project.

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