“Beloved Mother”\nCarma Virginia Larsen Walker, 83, beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, died May 6, 2009 of complications from a brain tumor.\nCarma was born Oct. 26, 1925 in Ogden, UT—the daughter of Elmer Henrik Larsen and Ivie Luvern Sherman Larsen. She married Donald Vaughn Walker on Oct. 17, 1946. They were sealed in 1951 in the Salt Lake Temple.\nCarma attended Granite High School where she was involved in art classes and sang in the choirs. She attended some art classes at the University of Utah. She loved art and was involved with it all her life. She served as President of the Intermountain Society of Artists during the 1960’s. Her artwork hangs in many homes and places in the community. \nCarma loved music and was also involved with that in a lot of different ways. She wrote music for productions for church and community plays. She also directed and produced as well. She sang in church choirs and was choir director for 10 years. She taught piano lessons to her own children and neighbor children.\nCarma was a faithful member of the LDS Church where she served in numerous capacities. She served as Relief Society President, Stake Primary Board and Stake Young Women Presidency, where she became involved with the young women at camp. She played the organ for many, many years in Sacrament Meeting and for many funerals.\nOne of Carma’s favorite things was to have children, grand and great-grandchildren come and gather around the round kitchen table. She loved visiting with family and neighbors.\nCarma is survived by eight children: Carma Lee (Richard) Loader, Kathie Hunter, Steven (Pam) Walker, Wendy (Mike) Nelson, Marc (Lonnita) Walker, Laurel (Bruce) Bushman, Kay (Don) Clayton, Sharlene (Ron) Rausch; 30 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; and brothers, Darrell and Paul Larsen.\nFuneral services will be held Monday, May 11, 2009, at 11:00 a.m. at the Heritage Ward, 41 W. 6280 So. Friends and family may attend Carma’s viewing Sunday evening from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 So. State Street, and Monday morning at the church from 10-10:45 a.m. Interment: Murray City Cemetery.