Helen Walton

 

 

Age: 87

 

Summary: widow of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton (d. 1992) who was widely known in Arkansas for her philanthropy focusing on education, the arts, and families and children, who set up the Walton Scholars program for the children of Wal-Mart employees providing scholarship to 150 children annually.

 

 

Cause of Death: Heart failure

 

Born: December 3, 1919

 

Died: April 19, 2007

 

Location: Bentonville, Arkansas