Naomi Tsipora Walker, 46, died on December 19, 2015. She was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee on January 16, 1969. She graduated with a B.A. from Oglethorpe University and a law degree from Emory University. Naomi was born with a rare genetic condition but never allowed it to interfere with her love of life or her professional and personal goals. She dedicated herself to advocating for the rights of people with disabilities, spending her entire career with the Georgia Advocacy Office. She was adored and respected by all who knew her for her tremendous courage, great compassion and dedication to all the people she served. She leaves behind her loving husband, Barbaro Ponce; her parents, Ruth and Ben Walker; her mother-in-law and father-in-law, Angela Ponce and Julio Enrique Ponce; her sister and brother-in-law, Ronit Walker and Matt Bronfman; her sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Lisbet and Manuel Cantelli; her aunt, Suly Tenenbaum; her uncle, Salo Tenenbaum; niece , Kyra Bronfman, nephews: Sam Bronfman, Micah Bronfman, Manuel Cantelli Jr. and Christopher Cantelli and cousins. Donations may be made to the Naomi Walker Fund at the Georgia Advocacy Office, 150 E. Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur, GA 30030 to continue the work she championed or to the Dysautonomia Foundation, 315 W 39th Street, Suite 701, New York, NY 10018. Sign online guest book at www.edressler.com. A Graveside service will be held at Arlington Cemetery at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, December 21st. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, Atlanta (770) 451-4999
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