C. H. Walker

Published 9:30 am Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Funeral services were held Saturday, March 30, 2024, at Taylor Hill Baptist Church in  New Hebron, for Mr. C. H. Walker, 70, who died Wednesday, March 20, 2024 at his residence.

Rev. Robert McDuffey officiated with interment following in the church cemetery. 

Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Mr. C. H. Walker was born to the late T. H. and Mrs. Emmer T. Walker in New Hebron, Mississippi. 

He joined Taylor Hill Baptist Church at a young age.

He attended Beulah Williams Elementary, McCullum High School and New Hebron High School.

He later received his G.E.D. and entered the workforce.

Mr. Walker worked for Magnetek, formerly Universal Manufacturing until it closed and retired from the Pipeline. He married the late Ernestine Smith Walker, one son was born to this union.

Mr. Walker loved landscaping and was called, “Mr. Green Thumb.”

He was preceded in death by his wife, Earnestine Walker; brothers, Don L. Walker and Roy C. Walker.

He is survived by: son, Antonio Walker of Columbia, Tennessee; mother, Emmer T. Walker of Pinola; brothers, Donnie Ray Walker of New Hebron; Don E. Walker of Prentiss; Timothy Walker and Terry Walker both of Pinola; sisters, Ruth (Jackie) McIntosh of Pinola; Evelyn (James) Bridges and Belinda Walker both of New Hebron; Deneen (Melvin) Brown of Pinola; Aline Ball of Prentiss; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild and  many other relatives and friends.