Thelma Louise Walker

Published 12:17 pm Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Graveside services were held Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021, at Silver Creek Baptist Church in New Hebron,  for Mrs. Thelma Louise Walker, 97, who died Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, at her residence.

Rev. Michael Walker officiated with Johnson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Thelma Louise Walker was born to the late Ben and Eunice Stewart in New Hebron.

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She attended Silverene School in Gwinville Community.  She joined Silver Creek Baptist Church at an early age and remained a faithful member until death.

Mrs. Walker was a nurse aide with Dr. J. D. Hutchins, Simpson General and Jefferson Davis Hospital for many years.

She worked with South  Home Health and Rehabilitation Agency and later as a private nurse aide and sitter throughout Simpson and Jefferson Davis Counties.

She was married to the late W. L. Walker in 1942; to this union, 11 children were born.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Bennie Stewart Jr.; sisters, Florine Lee and Decelle Newsome; daughter, Wilma Louise Walker, sons, Johnny Walker and Joe Earl Walker; daughter-in-law, Koma Walker; granddaughters, Cynthia G. Holloway and Lamonica Phillips; great-great grandson, Christian Bridges.

Mrs. Walker is survived by two daughters, Eva Ruth Walker-Bibbs of St. Louis, Missouri and Mary Elizabeth (Ransome) Goodloe of Jackson; six sons, Central (Amelia) Walker of St. Louis, Missouri; Robert S. Walker of St. Louis, Missouri; Tommy Glen (Mildred) Walker of New Hebron; Michael (Pamela) Walker of Jackson; Frenchie (Betty) Walker of New Hebron; Walter Charles Walker of Terry; daughter-in-law, Angela Walker of Jackson; sister-in-law, Leonia Stewart of Magee; 32 grandchildren; 66 great-grandchildren; 22 great-great grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.

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