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Willie Walker

Friday, February 11, 2005

PORTAGEVILLE - Willie M. Walker, 76, died Feb. 9, 2005, at the Portageville Nursing Center.

Born March 12, 1927, in Decatur, Tenn., daughter of the late William and Jane Walker Pritchard, she was a member of Zion Rock Baptist Church.

She and John Adam Walker Sr. were married in Tennessee and he preceded her in death in 1992.

Survivors include: three sons, William Walker of New Madrid and James Edward Walker and Jimmy Lee Walker of Cape Girardeau; four daughters and one son-in-law, Mary Louise Walker of Tallahassee, Fla., Bertha Walker and Jannie Walker of Cape Girardeau; and Bobbie Jean and Leonard Boyd of Portageville; and 12 grandchildren including James Walker of Tallahassee, Teresa Walker of Portageville and Ericka McBride of St. Louis whom she raised; and 22 great-grandchildren.

Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at DeLisle Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Zion Rock Baptist Church with the Rev. Robert Anderson officiating.

Burial will follow in the Portageville Cemetery.