Mrs. Sue Walker
Bradford Hill Community homemaker, Mrs. Sue Walker, succumbed to a lengthy battle with leukemia at 12:37 p.m. Monday afternoon April 30, 2018 at the Tennova Healthcare in Lebanon where she was admitted April 28th. Mrs. Walker was 82.
Edward L. Anderson officiated at the 11 a.m. Thursday morning May 3rd funeral services from the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home. Graveside services and interment were conducted by Kenny Westmoreland at 1 p.m. Thursday afternoon at the Butlers Landing Cemetery in Clay County near Celina.
The only child of the late Fred Burks and Mocell Weaver, she was born Freddie Sue Weaver in Clay County on February 18, 1936.
In Celina on November 27, 1955 she was united in marriage to Moss Community native Durrell Walker, who was one of fourteen children and who preceded her in death at the age of 84 on February 2nd of this year.
Mrs. Walker was a member of the Butlers Landing Church of Christ but had attended the Carthage Church of Christ since moving to Carthage.
Mrs. Walker was a 1956 graduate of Celina High School.
She enjoyed factory work and being with people and had worked at Carthage Shirt Corporation, The Welch Co. in Gordonsville and Texas Boot Co. in Carthage.
She will be fondly remembered by many as the dining room hostess at Kentucky Fried Chicken in Gordonsville before they relocated.
Like her husband she enjoyed gardening and flowers and did much canning and freezing of the bounty of Mr. Walker’s gardens. Mrs. Walker enjoyed shopping, attending sporting events, and livestock shows.
She is survived by their two children, Sharon Walker Kimes and husband Randall of Celina, Steve Walker and wife Beverly Waller Walker of Lafayette; five grandchildren, Christi Walker Blankenship and husband Jody of Lafayette, Stephanie Walker Dyer and husband Matt of Carthage, Terra Kimes Davis and husband Andy of Sparta, Kayla Jenkins and husband Nathan of Willette, Heath Kimes of Celina; four great-grandchildren, Mary Ella and Anna Mai Blankenship, Atticus Dyer and Jaxie Sue Jenkins.
The Walker family requests memorials to either the Kirk Cemetery mowing fund or the Butlers Landing Cemetery Mowing Fund.
SANDERSON of CARTHAGE