Hilly’s aging mother and Minny’s employer at the beginning of the novel, Miss Walters is a kind but senile woman who appreciates Minny’s outspoken personality. She shows that she is a good-humored woman with a sense of justice when she sides with Minny during the incident with the “special ingredient” pie.
The timeline below shows where the character Miss Walters appears in The Help. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...“Skeeter” Phelan and Miss Hilly Holbrook. Both women are also twenty-three. Miss Hilly’s elderly mother, Miss Walters , also arrives. Miss Skeeter offers a friendly greeting to Aibileen but Miss Hilly walks... (full context)
...of maids surrounding Minny, who’s entertaining them with stories of her deaf and crazy employer, Miss Walters . Aibileen sits beside Minny and warns her that Miss Hilly complained about her. Offended... (full context)
...person not worth getting upset about. Minny explains how she lost her job working for Miss Walters (Hilly’s mother) after Hilly put her mother into a nursing home. Hilly, then, started spreading... (full context)