Walker, Bob Mylo, d. 2006 - Walker, Herbert Lee, d. 1996


Walker, Bob Mylo 17 Jun 1933 - 7 Oct 2006 gwobit

[Note: Son of Ivan & Blanche (Gideon) Walker]

Bob Mylo Walker, 73, of Sparta, passed away in Cox South Hospital, Springfield, Saturday, Oct. 7, 2006. He was born June 17, 1933, in Chadwick, the son of Ivan Walker and Blanche Gideon Walker. His parents passed away when Bobby was a young age and his grandmother, Veronia Walker, raised him. Bob served his country in the United States Navy from 1952 until 1960. Following his service he worked as a construction contractor. Survivors include: Three children, Dick Walker and his wife Diane, Dennis Walker and Terry Goodall; six grandchildren; other relatives and friends.  A sister, Betty Eaken preceded him in death.  A graveside funeral was Thursday, Oct. 12, in Chadwick Cemetery with Jim Campbell officiating, under the direction of Adams Funeral Home, Ozark.

Contributed by the family of Mr. Walker. Waldron, Minn


Walker, Brebner 10 May 1915 - 4 Mar 1985  OH 1 Mar 1985 p5

[Note: married Eloise Bontecou 11 Oct 1900 - 24 Nov 1978]

Services for Brebner Walker, 69, Ozark, were held March 9 in Harris Chapel with the Rev. Faust A. Matthews officiating. Burial was in King Cemetery south of Ozark. Mr. Walker died March 4 in Glen Ridge, N. J. after suffering an apparent heart attack. A native of Springfield, he was a member of the Downtown Kiwanis and worked in Silver Dollar City during the summer music festival as an entertainer. A professional dancer and dance instructor, he and his late wife, Eloise, owned and operated the Walker School of Dance, Springfield, for many years. He taught music and physical education in the Hollister school system before returning to Springfield in 1940. An Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of Selmore Christian Church. Survivors include a son, Don R., Richton Park, Ill.; three daughters, Bonnie Walker, Glen Ridge, N. J., and Jeanne Clark and Joyce Robertson Hutchins, both of Ozark; a sister, Marge Bax, Koeltz Town; a brother, Bill, state of Florida; 11 grandchildren; and a niece and nephew. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice.


Walker, Brianna Lynn 31 May 2001 - 7 Jun 2005  SN-L 9 Jun 2005

[Note: Daughter of Bradley & Vinecia (Burks) Walker]

Brianna Lynn Walker, four year old daughter of Bradley and Vinecia (Burks) Walker, passed away in St. John's Regional Health Center Tuesday, June 7, 2005, from injuries sustained in a horse riding accident. She was born May 31, 2001. Brianna was a special spirited girl who loved every living creature. Her favorite activities included being outdoors with animals, playing Tee-Ball, or going to a rodeo. Her smile touched everyone's heart. The loving family who misses her include her parents, Bradley and Vinecia, Sparta; grandparents, Judy Malisch, Huntsville, Ark., and Mike and Patty Jo Walker, Oldfield; great-grandparents, Todd and Bonnie Walker, Oldfield, and Georgia Phillips, Sparta; a great-great-grandfather, Louie Johnson, Elkhead; aunts and uncles, Neva and Jimmy Bollenbach, Byhalia, Miss., Mellenie and Donnie Varnell, Huntsville, Ark., Arnold and Tracy Burks, Kempner, Texas, Daphne and Josh Loveland, Sparta, and Kendle and Joey Blacksher, Oldfield; first cousins, Dexter Loveland, Brett and Bailey Bollenbach, Joshua Burks, Kenneth McLoud, Ali Burks, Zack Beningston, and Jessica and Lyle Burks; and many other relatives and friends. A graveside funeral will be at 3 p.m. Friday, June 10, in Oldfield Cemetery with Chuck Eakins and Bally Johnson officiating. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark. Memorial contributions may be made in Brianna's memory at Legacy Bank, Sparta, First Home Savings Bank, Sparta, or Adams Funeral Home. The memorials will be donated to St. Jude's Children's Hospital and Children's Miracle Network in Brianna's name.


Walker, Charles 18 Jan 1923 - 1 Dec 2008 CCH-N 10 Dec 2008

[Note: Son of Charles Gatson “Gat” & Elma (Lemler) Walker; married 18 Jun 1949 Betty Rose]

Charles Walker, 85, of Joplin, passed away on Dec. 1, 2008 at his residence, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on Jan. 18, 1923, in Chadwick, the son of the late Gat and Elma (Lemler) Walker. Charles bravely served his country in the Korean War, where he received a purple heart, three bronze stars and a combat infantry badge. Charles has resided in the Joplin area most of his adult life. He retired from Eagle Picher as a Security Guard after 40 years of dedicated service. He then worked part-time for several more years. Charles was a member of Masonic Lodge as a 32 Degree Mason and in the Shrine Club.   Charles married Betty Rose on June 18, 1949, in Harrison, Ark. She survives. Additional survivors include four daughters, Charlene Carpenter and her husband Tom, of Joplin, Linda Martin and her husband Gregg, of Scammon, Kan., Geneva Blair and her husband Tim, of Duquesne and Sheila Ray and her husband Tim, of Joplin; four brothers, Ervin Walker and his wife Donna, of Joplin, Melvin Walker and his wife Opal, of Joplin, Wesley Walker, of Ozark, and Arthur Walker of Joplin; four sisters, Lillie White of Joplin, Dixie Ramsey and her husband John, of Republic, Vergie Abney and husband Tom of Ozark and Fern Walker of Ozark; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by four brothers, Jonathan, Elmer, Delmar and Alva.  Graveside services were 2 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery. Helen Walker will officiate. Those gentlemen serving as pallbearers will be Wesley, Arthur and Ervin Walker, Tom Abney, Seth Jones and Ernie Shrum. Military honors will be conducted. The family received friends from 6 to 7  p.m. Dec. 3 at the mortuary. Arrangements were under the direction of Mason-Woodard Mortuary and Chapel.


Walker, Charles Gatson “Gat” 22 Jun 1884 - 14 Jan 1967 CCR 19 Jan 1967 p1

[Note: married Elma G. Lamler  19 Jul 1902 - 26 Apr 1985]

Gat Walker, 82, died early Saturday, Jan. 14, in his home nine miles southwest of Chadwick. Surviving are his wife, Elma; eight sons, Elmer and Alva, both of Chadwick; Delmer, Moseyhead, Fla., Charles, Melvin, Ervin, Arthur and Wesley, all of Joplin; four daughters, Mrs. Lillie White, Joplin, Mrs. Dixie Ramsey, Republic, Mrs, Vergia McTeer, Sparta, and Miss Fern Walker, of the home; a brother, Will, Chadwick; a sister, Mrs. Bertha Latrop, Ozark; 20 grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Monday in the Chadwick Pentecostal Church with the Rev. Charley Shipman officiating. Burial was at Chadwick Cemetery under direction of Harris of Ozark.


Walker, Charles Hiram 2 Mar 1891 - 1 Apr 1945 CCR 5 Apr 1945 p7

[Note: Son of Albert & Louise (Burks) Walker; married 17 May 1912 CCM Edith E. Moses 15 Sep 1896 - 2 Sep 1978]

Charles Hiram Walker was born March 2, 1891, at Bruner, Mo., and passed away at the family home in Billings, Mo., April 1, 1945. He was united in marriage to Miss Edith Elvena Moses of Bruner on May 27, 1912, and to this union were born five children. Those surviving are his wife, Edith; two sons, Glenn Hubert and Don Edward, both serving in the U.S. Navy; three daughters, Miss Thelma Coral Walker and Mrs. Bonnie Esther Galico, both of Los Angeles, Calif, and Miss Darlene LaVerne Walker of the home; one grandson; one brother, Fred Walker of Bruner; five sisters, Mrs. Mary Jane Anderson of Mannford, Okla.; Mrs. Ella Aleshire of Crosses, Ark., Mrs. Lula Harville of Keltner, Mo., Mrs. Ollie Johns and Mrs. Laura McHaffie of Bruner. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon in the Billings Baptist church by Rev. Howard Farris of Billings. Burial was made in the Rose Hill cemetery under direction of the Wilburn Maples Funeral Home of Clever.


Walker, Charles L. 1882 - 25 Jul 1953 CCR 30 Jul 1953 p5

[Note: Son of Thomas B. & Luese (Breazeule) Walker; married Mary]

Funeral services for Charles L. Walker, 71, former Ozark banker, who died at 6 o’clock Saturday morning in Haguewood Hospital, following a paralytic stroke, were held at 2 o’clock Monday afternoon at the Chaffin Funeral Home. Mr. Walker was cashier at the Bank of Ozark until 1922, when he went to work for an insurance company in an investigating capacity. His father, T. B. Walker, a Christian County pioneer, was one of the organizers of the Bank of Ozark. His grandfather, J. J. C. Breazeale, was an early-day Christian County representative in the state legislature. Mr. Walker was one of the first bankers to attempts to interest farmers in making the Ozarks a dairying center. He retired from the insurance business in 1957, making his home in Milwaukee, Wis. and Ozark until returning permanently to Ozark last spring. Surviving are a son, Hal Walker of Milwaukee and the widow, Mary of Springfield. The Rev. Sears Riepma officiated at the funeral services and burial was in Maple Park Cemetery in Springfield.


Walker, Charles W. 9 Mar 1889 - 9 Mar 1940 CCR 14 Mar 1940 p5

[Note: Son of William & Mary M. (McCormack) Walker; married Blanche; occupation - printer; born Mexico, Missouri; died of peritonis & ruptured appendix; buried Floral Hill, Raytown, Missouri]

Charles Walker of near McCracken passed away Saturday night at Springfield hospital following appendectomy a week before. Mr. and Mrs. Walker came to this community five years ago from Colorado and have made many friends in Ozark and this immediate neighborhood during their residence here. At his bedside were his sisters, Mrs. H.E. Ryther and Mrs. H.J. Stoops, both of Detroit, Mrs. J.E. Hopkins, Miss Bertha Walker, and a brother, R.H. Walker, all of Chicago. Requiem mass was read Monday morning at 9 o’clock at St. Agnes Catholic church in Springfield. Mr. Walker was laid to rest at Kansas City, under direction of the Herman Lohmeyer Funeral Home of Springfield. Mrs. Rythers and Mrs. Hopkins accompanied Mrs. Walker to her home for an indefinite visit.


Walker, Charlotte (Goodsell) Carlson Baer            26 Dec 1940 - 4 Apr 2006 CCH-N 26 Apr 2006

[Note: Daughter of Francis Abner & Susan Anna (Johnson) Goodsell, Sr.; married ? Carlson; married ? Baer; married 23 Jul 1977 John W. Walker]

            Charlotte Walker, age 65, of Ozark passed away Tuesday, April 4, 2006. She was born Dec. 26, 1940 in St. Paul, Kan., the daughter of Francis Abner Goodsell, Sr. and Susan Anna (Johnson) Goodsell. On July 23, 1977 she and John W. Walker were united in marriage. Mrs. Walker retired three years ago. She enjoyed reading, traveling and her special pets. Survivors include: Her husband, John; five children, Jeff Walker, Rolla, Carla Carlson, Springfield, Lisa Cawlfield and her husband, Jeff, Rolla, Carl “Robert” Carlson and wife Tammy, Springfield, and Greg Baer and wife Amy, Erie, Kan.; three grandchildren, Sarah, Crystal and Emma; two great grandchildren, Patrick and Elisha; a brother, Dennis Goodsell, and wife Beatrice, Chanute, Kan,; a sister, Ruby Loftis and husband Bill, Nixa; two sisters-in-law, Faye Goodsell, Protem, and Helen Goodsell, Olathe, Kan.; a brother-in-law, Clyde Rapp, Marionville, nieces, nephews, other relatives, friends, her canine companions, Molly and Mindy and granddogs. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Christine Carlson, four brothers, Francis Goodsell, Jr., Ira Goodsell, John Goodsell and Jim Goodsell, a sister, Laura Rapp, and her parents. A graveside funeral was Saturday, April 8 in Chadwick Memorial Cemetery, with Rev. Terry Cunningham officiating. Arrangements were under direction of Adams Funeral Home, Ozark.

Walker, Claude 5 May 1889 - 8 Jul 1930 CCR 10 Jul 1930 p1

[Note: Son of  Grant & Sarah (Mapes) Walker; married 11 Mar 1910 Minnie Morgan 5 Apr 1885 - ?; calles Fairview Cemetery Walker Cemetery - name not found before]

Word was received here Tuesday of the death of Claude Walker, aged 40, son of Grant Walker, which occurred at 5 o’clock that morning. Burial will be made on Thursday, today, at the Walker cemetery near Sparta under direction of T.B. Chaffin of Ozark.


Walker, Claude 5 May 1889 - 8 Jul 1930 CCR 17 Jul 1930 p1

Claude Walker was born May 5, 1889, at Chadwick and died July 8, 1930, aged 41 years, 2 months and 3 days. He was married to Miss Minnie Morgan on March 11, 1910. He is survived by the widow, his father and mother, two brothers and one sister, besides a host of other relatives and friends. He was loved by all who knew him and his untimely departure is mourned by all. The funeral services were held July 10 at 2:30 p.m. in Sparta with Rev. Butler in charge. Burial was made in the Walker cemetery under the direction of T.B. Chaffin of Ozark.


Walker, Claude 5 May 1889 - 8 Jul 1930 CCR 17 Jul 1930 p1

We desire to thank all who extended to us their help and sympathy during the illness and death of our beloved husband, son and brother, Claude Walker. Mrs. Minnie Walker, Mr. and Mrs. Grant Walker, Mr. and Mrs. Homer Walker, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Finkner.


Walker, Clifford 27 Jul 1918 - 16 Apr 2006 SN-L 18 Apr 2006

[Note: Son of Rufus & Ella (Harris) Walker; married 26 Jul 1946 Naomi Elizabeth Turner ]

Clifford Walker, son of Rufus Walker and Ella (Harris) Walker was born on July 27, 1918, in Girdner, Mo., (Douglas County) and departed this life on April 16, 2006, in his home in Ava with his family surrounding him, at the age of 87 years, eight months and 19 days. He was a lifelong resident of the Ava community. On July 26, 1946, Clifford and Naomi Elizabeth Turner were united in marriage at Mtn. Home, Ark., and to this union one daughter was born. He was a member of the First So. Baptist Church, Ava. Clifford loved and adored his family. Clifford was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Ruby Walker and Lula Dye; one brother, Sammie Walker; and a grandson, Jason Byerley. He is survived by his wife, Naomi, of 59.5 years of the home in Ava; one daughter and husband, Sue and Roy Byerley, Rogersville, Mo.; a grandson and wife, Matthew Walker and Marissa Byerley, Nixa, Mo.; a great-grand- daughter, Emma Elizabeth Byerley and her mother, Vicki Byerley, Ozark, Mo.; one sister and husband, Alice and Clayton Rippee, Ava; one brother and wife, Leroy and Nancy Walker, Springfield; and a host of relatives and friends. Graveside service will be Wed., April 19, 2006, 10 a.m. at the Smith Cemetery, Rogersville, Mo., with the Rev. Nolan Carrier officiating. Visitation is this evening from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Ava, Mo.


Walker, Danny E. "Dan" 9 Apr 1952 - 27 May 2010   SN-L 29 May 2010

[Note: Son of Donald Eugene & Lois Maxine (Wade) Walker; married Sharman Paine]

Danny E. "Dan" Walker, 58, Nixa, passed away Thursday, May 27, 2010. He was born April 9, 1952, the son of Donald Eugene and Lois Maxine Wade Walker. A character larger than life, Dan Walker's absence will be felt by his family, friends, and students. His thirty years of coaching gave so many the opportunity to learn about the game of tennis and even more about life. His absolute trueness to himself and those around him created a group of family and friends who loved and adored him. His wisdom and his love we will carry with us forever. In addition to his parents, Dan is survived by his wife, Sharman Paine Walker; son, Stephen Michael "Bubs" Walker, Nixa; daughter, Amanda June "Mandy" Walker, St. Louis; two brothers, Ron Johnson, Springfield; and Terry Walker, Dogwood, Missouri; his in-laws, extended family and numerous friends and students. Memorial services will be held at 4 p.m., Sunday, May 30, 2010 in Gorman-Scharpf Brentwood Chapel. No visitation is planned. Memorial contributions may be made to CARE No Kill Animal Shelter, 1328 A West Sunshine, Springfield, MO 65807 or Greyhound Pets of America, PO Box 3693, Springfield, MO 65808. Goodbye Dan, we love you and we thank you. Online condolences may be left at gorman scharpf.com.


Walker, David Earl 21 Aug 1901 - 13 Nov 1980  OH 20 Nov 1980 p8

Services for David Earl Walker, 79, of Dogwood, father of Donald Walker of Nixa, were held last Saturday in Ava. Mr. Walker was killed last Thursday when a tree he was cutting fell down on him.


Walker, David R. Dec 1858 - 29 Dec 1922 CCR 2 Feb  1923 p1

[Note: Son of Archibald D. & Elizabeth (Gardner) Walker; married 25 Dec 1884  Emma Stewart]

A telegram was received last Sunday by D. C. Leonard, secretary of the Finley Lodge I. O. O. F. announcing the death of D. R. Walker at 10:00 o’clock Sunday morning at Salt Lake City, Utah. Funeral services were held Monday with burial in a Salt Lake cemetery. David R. Walker was a native of Christian County and was about 65 years of age at the time of his death and for many years before his departure for the west was a prominent in Republican politics of the county. Mr. Walker had served two terms or four years as sheriff of the county, from January 1st 1897 to December 31, 1900 and had also served eight years as postmaster at Ozark, four years under the Roosevelt administration and four years under the Taft administration. Deceased was a member of the local Odd Fellows and Masonic Lodges and a member of the Ozark Christian church and had many old friends in Ozark and Christian county. Mr. Walker leaves the widow, two daughters and three sons, one sister, Mrs. Shipman of near Sparta, four brothers, Sherman, Grant, J. A. and R. D. Walker, all of whom have the sympathy of the old friends in Ozark.


Walker, Deana (Little) 13 May 1944 - 12 Sep 1965      CCR 16 Dec 1965 p1

[Note: Daughter of Millard & ? (?) Little]

Mrs. Deana Walker, 21, of Highlandville, died at 3:30 p.m. Sunday in St. John’s Hospital. An attendant at Harris Funeral Home listed cause of death as infectious hepatitis.  A lifelong resident of Highlandville and a member of the Highlandville Baptist Church, she is survived by a daughter, Janice K.; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Millard Little, with whom she resided; her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Milton Little of Ozark; a brotherbgvgvgv, Gerald Little and a sister, Miss Wilma Lee Little, both of the home. Services were at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Highlandville Baptist Church under direction of Harris of Ozark. Burial was in the Highlandville Cemetery.


Walker, Deborah M. (McNell) 1898 - 13 Apr 1969 CCR 17 Apr 1969 p8

[Note: married Charles Walker]

Funeral services for Mrs. Deborah M. Walker, 70, of Gainesville were at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Church of Christ in Gainesville with Evangelist Cliff Stewart officiating. Burial was in Sims Cemetery near Gainesville under direction of Clinkingbeard. A longtime resident of this area, Mrs. Walker died at 9:15 a.m. Sunday in Baxter General Hospital, Mountain Home, Ark. after a lingering illness. Surviving are her husband, Charles; two daughters, Mrs. Irene Julian, Mesquite, Texas, and Mrs. Mary Robirds, Ozark; and five sons, Charles, Walter and Bobby, all of Gainesville and Sidney and James, both of West Plains. Other survivors include two brothers, Cleveland McNell, state of Oklahoma and Talmake, Calico Rock, Ark.; two sisters, Mrs. Alba Peck, Calico Rock and Mrs. Rusha Miller, Kansas City; and 10 grandchildren.


Walker, Delmer 20 Mar 1921 - 12 Dec 2007 SN-L 14 Dec 2007

[Note: Son of Gaston & Elma G. (Lemler) Walker; married 1947 Myrlene]

Delmer Walker, age 86, of Mossy Head, Fla., passed away Wednesday morning, December 12, 2007, in Crestview, Fla. He was born on March 20, 1921, in Chadwick, Mo., and was a long time resident of Walton County., Fla. He was retired from the United States Air Force and retired Civil Service. Mr. Walker was preceded in death by his parents, Gaston and Elma Walker; a brother, Alva Walker and an infant brother. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Myrlene Walker of Mossy Head, Fla.; sons, Randy Walker and Patti of Crestview, Fla., and Marty Walker of Niceville, Fla.; two granddaughters, Ashley and Jordan Walker; brothers and sisters, Elmer Walker of Chadwick, Mo., Charles Walker, Melvin Walker, Lillie White, Ervin Walker and Arthur Walker all of Joplin, Mo., Dixie Ramsey of Republic, Mo., Wesley Walker, Virgie Abney and Fern Walker all of Ozark, Mo. The funeral service will take place Saturday, December 15, 2007, at 2 p.m. in Whitehurst-Powell Funeral Home, Crestview, Fla., with a visitation to be held one hour prior with Reverend Raymond Williams officiating. Burial will take place in Crowder Chapel Cemetery in Mossy Head, Fla. Whitehurst-Powell Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.


Walker, Dewey Chester 2 May 1921 - 21 Jun 1998  CCH-N 1 Jul 1998

[Note: Son of Lum & Mindy (Manning) Walker; married Nancy]

Dewey Chester Walker, age 77, of Ozark, died Sunday, June 21, 1998, in his home. He was born May 2, 1921, in Ava, and was the son of Lum and Mindy (Manning) Walker. He served his country in the U.S. Army World War II. Mr. Walker lived in California for 33 years and was a member of the Carpenter's Union. He was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church in Ozark. Survivors include: a daughter, Patsy Walker, of the home; a son, Burl Griffin, Sr., Jefferson City; 17 grandchildren; eight adopted grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson, Noah James Lopp; two sisters, Mabel Sexton, Ava; and Sybil Millsap, California; and a brother, Claude Walker, California. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife; Nancy; and a son, Lloyd Griffin. A funeral mass was Wednesday, June 24, 1998, in St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, Ozark; with Father David Hulshof officiating. Burial was in Weaver Cemetery, St. Joseph the Worker Section, under the direction of Adams Funeral Home, Ozark. A prayer service was Tuesday in the funeral home with visitation following.


Walker, Donald R. 8 Oct 1932 - 30 Jan 1991 NN-E 14 Feb 1991 & NN-E 21 Feb 1991

[Note: Son of Bredner & Elois Boutecou Walker; married 1956 Betty Hilmes]

Donald R. Walker, 68, of Charleston, Ill., formerly of Springfield, died suddenly of a heart attack in his home, January 30,1991. He was born Oct. 8, 1932. He graduated from Springfield Senior High School in 1951. He married Betty Hilmes of Springfield in 1956. Walker was director of purchasing for Trailmobile. He was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and had served in the United States Navy. He was preceded in death by his parents, Breb and Elois Walker. He is survived by his wife, Betty; three sons, Robert Walker, Los Angeles, Calif., David Walker, Chicago, Ill., and Steve Walker, of the home; three daughters, Cynthia Walker, Merced, Calif., Laura Walker, Chicago, and R. Tracy (Valerie) Jessup, Mattoon, Ill.; and three sisters, Joyce Roberts Hutchins and Jeanne Clark, both of Ozark; and Bonnie Walker, Glen Ridge, N.J. Services were held at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Mattoon, Ill., Feb. 2, with burial in Roselawn Cemetery in Charleston, Ill.


Walker, Donna 23 Jul 1953 - 3 May 1975 OH 8 May 1975 p1


Workman, Millard F. “Muff” 15 Dec 1943 - 2 May 1975 OH 8 May 1975 p1

[Note: Son of ? & Nadine (?) Workman]

Mishaps have plagued this area the last few days. Friday night after 10 p.m. Millard F. Workman, 30 year old Sparta man, was walking along Highway 65 near James River when he was struck by a car driven by a St. Joseph man. Known to most as “Muff”. Workman lived at Sparta most of his life. He is survived by his wife, Carol Jean; a son, Mike of Ozark; three daughters, Bobbie of Ozark and Nadra and Billie, both of Kansas City; his mother, Mrs. Nadine Workman, Sparta; a half-brother, John Wade of Ozark; two brothers, Mickey of Ozark and Jim of Chadwick; and two half-sisters, Mrs. Nancy Roller, Sparta and Mrs. Peggy Webb, Grandview, Wash. Services were held at 2:30 p.m. Monday in Harris Chapel, Ozark with the Rev. James Applegate officiating. Burial was in Sparta Cemetery.

Saturday night, Donna Walker, 21, of Republic and her 24-year-old companion Phil Golden, also of Republic were on an outing at the Hootentown Arch, a natural bridge over James River, just west of the county line. It was reported Donna was collecting wood for a campsite when she fell from the arch which is about 130 feet high. He companion grabbed for her, and he too went over the side. Donna apparently died at the scene. Phil was last reported in satisfactory condition, after being admitted to St. John’s Hospital.

A Monday evening accident north of Ozark on Highway 65 at Christian County Route CC resulted in injury to five persons. Taken to Cox Medical Center were Gerald Lee Bloomer, 16, Ozark, suffered head lacerations and possible head injuries; his mother, Mrs. Treva Bloomer, 44, received a right leg fracture; her son, Tim, 17, released after treatment of facial lacerations and other injuries, and Jamie Morris, 18, Rogersville, admitted to the intensive care unit with head and shoulder injuries. The Thomas youth was driving west on CC when he apparently pulled from a stop sign onto the path of a pickup driven by Gerald Bloomer.


Walker, Donna June (Stevens) 15 Jul 1929 - 25 Jul 1996   CCH-N 27 Jul 1996

[Note: Daughter of Henry Delmer & Beulah G. (Magers) Stevens; married Billy J. Walker]

Donna June (Stevens) Walker, a resident of Baton Rouge died at her home on Thursday, July 25, 1996.  She was 67 years old and a native of Garrison, MO. Private services were held on Saturday. Burial was in Greenoaks Memorial Park. She is survived by three daughters, Janice Cook, Marsha Baumann, Patricia Bryant, all of Baton Rouge; two sons, Jimmy Stephens of Ozark, Mo., and Mike Walker of Denham Springs, LA; a sister, Ruth Maggard of Rogersville, Mo., two brothers, Gene Stevens and Carl Stevens, both of Garrison, Mo.; 12 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.  She is preceded in death by her husband Billy J. Walker, father Delmar Stevens, mother Beulah Stevens, stepmother Beryl Stevens, a brother Jerry Stevens. Pallbearers were members of Tempe Baptist Church. Memorial donations may be made to Temple Baptist Church or the American Cancer Society.


Walker, Earl Waldo 22 May 1916 - 4 May 2005 SN-L 5 May 2005

[Note: Son of William D.  & May M. (Alcorn) Walker; married 1938 Adelia Kenyon; married second Jean "Pat" Childers; married third Betty VanMeter]

Earl Waldo Walker, age 89, of Branson, formerly of Ava, passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2005. He was born March 22, 1916, in Chadwick, the son of Will and Mae (Alcorn) Walker. He married Adelia Kenyon in 1938 and later married Norma Jean "Pat" Childers who preceded him in death. He was a retired dry wall construction worker. Mr. Walker loved the Lord and enjoyed singing and playing music in area churches. Survivors include: his wife, Betty VanMeter; a daughter, Shirley Ponder and husband, Melvin, Chadwick; Betty's two children, Onemega Elliott, Port St. Lucie, Florida, and Roena Paul, LaGrange, Ohio; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a brother, Johnny Walker, Ponce de Leon; a sister, Hazel Moody, Chadwick; nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two sons, Larry Walker and Stanley Walker. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark, with Rev. Ben DeWitt, Rev. Gary Hall, and Rev. Jim Campbell officiating. Burial will follow in Chadwick Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in the funeral home.


Walker, Earl Waldo 22 May 1916 - 4 May 2005 CCH-N 11 May 2005

            Earl Waldo Walker, age 89, of Branson, formerly of Ava, passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2005. Funeral services were at 1 p.m. Saturday in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark. Burial will follow in Chadwick Cemetery. 


Walker, Edith Elvena (Moses) 15 Sep 1896 - 9 Sep 1978 OH 14 Sep 1978 p6

[Note: Daughter of George Washington & Mary Elizabeth (Williams) Moses; married Charles H. Walker]

BILLINGS - Mrs. Edith Elvena Walker, 81, Sepulveda, Calif., a former Billings resident, died Saturday evening in a Sepulveda nursing home after a long illness. She had lived in California the past 31 years. She was a member of the Granada Hills Baptist Church, Sepulveda. Survivors include a son, Don of Redondo Beach, Calif.; two daughters, Mrs. Darlene Estes and Mrs. Thelma Meeker, both of  Sepulveda; 10 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.


Walker, Edith O. (Herndon) Bunch 4 Dec 1919 - 25 Mar 2010 SN-L 28 Mar 2010

[Note: Daughter of Clyde & Mae (Gibson) Herndon; married 1937 Ellis Bunch; married 1968 Ward Walker 27 Mar 1919 - 7 Aug 1985]

Edith O. Walker, 90, of Republic, peacefully passed away on March 25, 2010, in Springfield Missouri. Edith was born December 4, 1919, in Nixa to Clyde and Mae (Gibson) Herndon. Edith graduated from Nixa High School and was married in 1937 to Ellis Bunch and to this marriage two children were born. Both who predeceased her Judith Ann in 1944 and Ronald Ellis Bunch in 2010. In 1968 she married Ward Walker who also predeceased her in 1985. Edith is survived by grandson Tony Moon and wife Becky, who is expecting Edith's first great-grandchildren, twin girls. Grandson Zac Bunch; step-grandsons Jason Tipton and Joshua Tipton and daughter-in-law Paula Bunch. Edith was one of seven siblings: Loren Lipscomb, Willard Herndon, Raymond Herndon and Lee Roy Herndon all predeceased her. Surviving brother Rex Herndon and sister Lucille Rose and many nieces and nephews. Edith was a member of the Meadowview Baptist Church, Eastern Star #226 and American Legion Aux. #676. Edith loved to cook for her family and friends and loved teaching the young women of the church her famous piecrust. All who knew and loved Edith will miss her. Visitation will be held Sunday, March 28, 2010, from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. in Meadors Funeral Home in Republic with funeral service to follow at 2:30 p.m. Burial will be in Payne Cemetery, Nixa, Mo. Online condolences may be made at www.meadorsfuneralhome.com


Walker, Edna Mae “Eddie” (Everett) 31 Mar 1918 - 19 Jun 2009 SN-L 21 Jun 2009

[Note: Daughter of Robert Lee & Maggie (Conard) Everett; married Norman Walker]

Edna Mae "Eddie" Walker, age 91 of Ozark, Missouri died Friday, June 19, 2009 in Riverside Manor in Ozark. She was born March 31, 1918 to Robert Lee and Maggie Conard Everett in Butler, Missouri. She was their only child. Eddie was a very outgoing person and always liked to look her best. She was never without her many pieces of jewelry. She loved to entertain and was very musical in her earlier years by singing at many weddings, singing on the radio and being the choir director at the Butler Christian Church at one time. The family wishes to thank the Ozark Riverside Manor where she resided the past year for all their loving kindness and care and to the Nixa Christian Church where she was a member for the last ten years for their loving support. She will always be remembered by her daughter Judy, family and friends as "the sweetest lady on earth." Eddie is survived by her daughter, Judy Martin and husband R.K. of Nixa, Missouri; two granddaughters, Barbara Blaine and husband Dr. Jim of Springfield, Missouri and Karen Ingle and husband Mike of San Anselmo, California; and several beloved great and great-great grandchildren, all of Springfield, Missouri. She was preceded in death by her husband Norman in July of 2004. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 23, 2009 at the Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel in Butler, Missouri with Rev. Chad Mattingly officiating. No visitation. Burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Butler. Contributions to Nixa Christian Church, 400 Northview, Nixa, MO 65714. Online condolences www.schowengerdt chapel.com


Walker, Edna R. (Wolfe) 18 Jul 1928 - 31 Jan 1999  CCH-N 10 Feb 1999

[Note: Daughter of David & May (Tarwater) Wolfe; married 12 Feb 1944 Howard C. Walker 6 Nov 1926 - 28 Feb 1998]

Edna R. Walker, 70, passed away Sunday, Jan. 31, in Springfield. Edna was born July 18, 1928 at Foreman, Arkansas, the daughter of David and May (Tarwater) Wolfe. She married Howard C. Walker on Feb. 12, 1944 at Berryville, Arkansas, who preceded her in death in 1998. Edna was a homemaker and an active member of Wright's Chapel Full Gospel Church in Hurley. Edna is survived by three daughters; Lynda Lutgen and Davanil Rehagen, both of Nixa, and Patty Knudson, Rockaway Beach, two sons; Don Walker, Billings and Wayne Walker, Salt Lake City, Utah, 15 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were 2 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 3, in Harris, a Heritage Funeral Home, Nixa with the Reverend Rick Flood officiating. Burial was in Glenn Cemetery, Nixa.


Walker, Edward James Blaine “Eddy” 20 Feb 1894 - 27 Apr 1939 CCR 4 May 1939 p1

[Note: Son of Joseph & Eliza Jane (Evans) Walker; married 1921 Nima Ellen Hensley  4 Aug 1902 - 13 Jul 1981]

Edward Walker, farmer of the Chadwick vicinity, was instantly killed last Thursday, April 27, when struck by a falling tree in the timber near his home. Mr. Walker and his two oldest sons were working in the timber and had felled a large tree which lodged in a smaller one. While attempting to free it, it suddenly gave way, striking him on the left side of the head. The blow was sufficient force to break his neck, causing instant death. Edward Walker was born near Chadwick on Feb. 10, 1894, the son of Joseph and Liza Walker. He was 45 years, two months and seven days of age at death. He was united in marriage 18 years ago to Miss Nima Hensley, to which union were born seven children, all of whom survive. They are Sammy, Orphie, Dorothy, Ethel, Vernie, Vergil and Joan, all of the home. Other survivors include five brothers, John and Frank of California, Gat and Will of Chadwick and Walter of Strafford; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Racker of Chadwick and Bertha Latham of Seneca, and many other relatives and friends. Mr. Walker was a veteran of the World War. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday April 28, in the Chadwick Baptist church with the Rev. Joe Applegate officiating. Interment was made in Chadwick cemetery under direction of the Klepper Funeral Home of Ozark. The Graham-Wasson Post of the American Legion of Ozark had charge of the services at the grave.


Walker, Elda M. (Robertson) 8 Nov 1921 - 8 Apr 1988 OH 14 Apr 1988

[Note: Daughter of Benjamin H. & Fannie (Pollard) Robertson; married Lloyd Delmer Walker 17 May 1918 - 19 Oct 2002]

Elda M. Walker, 66, of Sparta, died at 9:30 p.m. Friday at St. John's Regional Health Center; Springfield. Services for Mrs. Walker were held Monday at the Harris Chapel, Ozark, with the Rev. Benny Dewitt officiating. Burial was in Chadwick Memorial Cemetery. A native of Long Run, Mrs. Walker had lived in Sparta for the past 20 years. She and her husband, Lloyd, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Mrs. Walker had been employed as a cook for the Sparta schools and had worked for the Hagale Garment Factory. She was a member of the Full Gospel Church, Oldfield. Her survivors include her husband, Lloyd, of the home; three daughters, Mrs. Willa Jean Ankrom, Bolivar, Mrs. Joan House, Ozark, and Mrs. Brenda Hargis, Ozark; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; four brothers, Basil Pollard, Independence, Lonnie and Leonard Robertson of Ozark, and Tom Robertson of Long Run; and five sisters, Mrs. Ruby Gifford, Flora Vista, New Mexico, Mrs. Hazel Youngblood, Branson, Mrs. Brooksie Welch, Kimberling City, and Mrs. Wilma Hessee and Mrs. Helen Jamison, both of Kansas City.


Walker, Elma G. (Lemler) 19 Jul 1902 - 26 Apr 1985 OH 2 May 1985 p8

[Note: Daughter of William & Lillian (Snell) Lemler; married Charles Gatson “Gat” Walker 22 Jun 1884 - 14 Jan 1967]

Services for Elma Walker, 82, Ozark, were held April 30 in Harris Chapel with the Rev. Benny DeWitt officiating. Burial was in Chadwick Memorial Cemetery. Mrs. Walker died April 26 in Cox Medical Center North, Springfield, after a long illness. Mrs. Walker, a Chadwick native, lived most of her life in Chadwick before moving to Ozark five years ago. She was a member of Pine Ridge Church near Chadwick. Survivors include eight sons, Elmer, Chadwick, Delmar, Massy Head, Fla., Charles Melvin and Art, all of Joplin, The Rev. Alva, Sparta, Ervin, Duenwig, and John Wesley, Ozark; four daughters, Lillie White, Joplin, Dixie Ramsey, Republic and Vergie Abney and Fern, both of Ozark; 26 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Lillie House, Chadwick.


Walker, Eloise Bontecou 11 Oct 1900 - 24 Nov 1978 OH 14 Dec 1978 p 9

[Note: married Brebner Walker]

Mrs. Eloise B. Walker, Route 1, Ozark, died at 12:00 a.m. Friday in St. John’s Regional Health Center after a short illness. She was a native of Troy, N.Y. and was a professional dancer and instructor. She and her husband, Brebner operated the Walker School of Dance on St. Louis Street for many years. She had taught music and physical education in the Hollister schools before coming to Springfield. Other survivors include a son, Don, Merced, Calif.; three daughters, Mrs. Joyce Robertson and Mrs. Jeanne Clark, both of Ozark and Mrs. Bonnie Fox, New York, N., Y.; a sister, Mrs. Dorothy Robinson, Erie, Pa., and 11 grandchildren. Services were at 10 a.m. Monday at the Gorman-Scharpf-Abbott Chapel, with the Rev. Faust Matthews officiating. Burial was in King Cemetery near Selmore.


Walker, Emeline (Climer) Avery 27 Oct 1851 - 9 May 1931 CCR 14 May 1931 p1

[Note: Daughter of ? & ? (Straley) Climer; married Milton Avery; married W. J. Walker]

Funeral services were held Tuesday at Nixa for Mrs. Emeline Walker, 78, of Springfield, who died at noon Saturday while visiting friends at Three Sands, Okla. Mrs. Walker was the widow of W.J. Walker, a long time resident of Springfield and widely known here in former years. She had been living with a son, Abe Walker, Frisco employee, at 955 South Campbell Ave. Besides the son, she is survived by two daughters, Mrs. J.H. Eutsler of West Frankfort, Ill., and Mrs. Gus Doss of Springfield. Mrs. Walker was the mother of Mr. Avery, late of Nixa, and a sister of Mrs. Minerva Waggoner, late of this city.


Walker, Emma Lee (Steward) 25 Jan 1867 - 5 Nov 1940 CCR 7 Nov 1940 p1 [Note: married 25 Dec 1884 David Radford Walker]

Mrs. Nellie Walker of Nixa received a message telling of the death of Mrs. D.R. Walker, Tuesday, Nov. 5, in a Los Angeles hospital. Burial was Wednesday. The Walkers were former Ozark residents having moved to Utah some twenty years ago, later locating in California.


Walker, Emma Lee (Steward) 25 Jan 1867 - 5 Nov 1940 CR 21 Nov 1940 p1]

[Note: married 25 Dec 1884 David Radford Walker]

Emma Lee Walker passed away November 5, 1940 at the Downey hospital, Downey, CA, where she had been confined the past year and a half with paralysis. She was born in Centralia, MO, January 25, 1867 and united in marriage on December 25, 1884 to David Radford Walker at Chadwick, MO. Funeral services were held November 7, 1940 at the Wee Kirk o’ the Heather at Forest Lawn in Los Angels. Rev. E. Moreland, pastor of the Arlington St. Christian church conducted a most impressive service, using Psalms 23 and John 14. She was paid a kind tribute in the many beautiful floral offerings. Interment was in Mt. Olivet cemetery, Salt Lake City, UT on November 9, where David R. Walker and her son Walter T. Walker are interred. Services there were conducted by Rev. Wilkerson of the Salt Lake Christian church. For many years she was a member of the Ozark Christian church and was always a faithful Christian. She was active in W.C.T.U. work, a member of Rebeccas and of the Order of Eastern Star, Chapter 98 at Ozark. Many times she spoke of her dear friends and neighbors back home. Two brothers survive, Thomas Stewart and Robert Stewart of Oklahoma and her children, Dr. Harry M. Walker, Salt Lake City, Utah, Radford Lee Walker, Downey, Ca, Mrs. Myrtle Rogers, Tulsa, OK, Mrs. Minnie Thompson and Mrs. Mae Given, Los Angeles, CA.


Walker, Ervin ? - ? CCH-N 26 Oct 2005


Walker, Donna ? - ? CCH-N 26 Oct 2005

[Note: married Oct 1955]

            Ervin and Donna Walker, Duenwig, Mo. Will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary at Oakwood Baptist Church located five miles south of Chadwick on Hwy. H., Saturday, Nov. 5, 2005, at 11:30 a.m. This is being hosted by their son, Darren Walker and other family members. Friend and family are invited to view the repeating of their vows followed by a pot luck dinner and receptions. No gifts please - cards are welcome.


Walker, Eula Edna (Mills) 23 Sep 1906 - 12 Jun 2002  SN-L 15 Jun 2002

[Note: Daughter of William T. & Ella (Merritt) Mills; married 1924 Basil Raymond Walker 9 Mar 1900 - 6 May 1948]

Eula (Mills) Walker, 95, passed away at 3:15 a.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2002 in Belleville Memorial Convalescent Center, Belleville, Ill. Eula was born September 23, 1906 in Merritt, Mo. to William T. and Ella (Merritt) Mills. In 1924, she was united in marriage to Basil R. Walker in Christian County and to this union two children were born. She was a retired teacher, having taught for 45 years in Belleville, Ill., Rolla, Mo., Southwestern Illinois College (formerly Belleville Area College), and the southwest Missouri area. Her hobbies and pastimes included gardening, knitting and traveling. She was a lifelong member of the Church of Christ, and presently an active member of the Belleville Church of Christ, a charter member of Alpha Delta Kappa Sorority, and a Pink Angel volunteer at Belleville Memorial Hospital. Eula was preceded in death by both of her parents; her husband, Basil R. Walker; two brothers, Ray Mills and B. Mills; and a sister, Louise Mills. She is survived by her son, James W. Walker and wife Hilda, St. Louis, Mo.; a daughter, Marie E. Jones, Monett, Mo.; sister-in-law, Fern Mills; five grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. today, June 15, 2002 in Barnes Family Funeral Home, Ozark, with Pastor Jon Mitchell officiating. Burial will follow in Sparta Cemetery, Sparta, Mo. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to service time today in the funeral home. Springfield News-Leader, June 15, 2002


Walker, Flora Rebecca (Wasson) 27 Sep 1866 - 8 Nov 1958 CCR 20 Nov 1958 p8

[Note: Daughter of John Thomas & Lucinda Caroline (McCullah) Wasson; married Thomas Walker]

Funeral services for Mrs. Flora A. Walker, 92, who died Nov. 8 at her home in Nixa, were held Monday Nov.. 10 at 2:00 p.m. in the Harris Funeral Chapel at Nixa, with Rev, Fred Jackman officiating. Burial was in Glenn Cemetery under direction of Harris. Mrs. Walker taught school for 11 years in Stone and Christian Counties and was a member of the Ozark Baptist Church. Mr. Walker preceded her in death in 1927. She is survived by one sister, Mrs. Nannie Goddard of the home who is the last survivors of nine children of John Thomas and Lucinda Caroline Wasson; a nephew, John R. Rice of  Springfield who was reared in Mrs. Walker’s home; another nephew, Robert Rice of Nixa, who was reared in the home of Mrs. Goddard and several nieces and nephews.


Walker, Floyd 29 Dec 1919 - 31 Mar 2008 SN-L 2 Mar 2008

[Note: Son of Walter & Mary (Henslee) Walker; married Lucille]

Floyd Walker, 88, of Strafford, passed away Monday, March 31, 2008. He was born December 29, 1919, to Walter and Mary Henslee Walker in Christian County. Floyd was a World War II veteran and worked for Carson-Mitchell Construction for 30 years. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Myrtle and Josie; and an infant daughter, Aileen. Floyd is survived by his wife, Lucille; their children, Charles Floyd "Jack" and wife, Louise of Severna Park, Md., Bobby and wife, Peggy, Marylin Akin and Richard, all of Strafford; brothers and sisters, Hester Smith, Glenn "Dude" and wife, Imogene, Archie and wife, Betty and Lloyd and wife, Jean, all of Strafford, Joe and wife, Carolina of Texas and Lens "Yank" and wife, Martha of Springfield, Mo.; nine grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held Thursday, April 3, 2008, from 5 to 7 p.m., in Klingner-Cope Family Funeral Home, 1635 N. Benton. Funeral service will be Friday, April 4, 2008, at 10 a.m., in the funeral home with interment to follow in Chadwick Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at www.klingner-cope.com.


Walker, Fred 15 Apr 1894 - 17 Sep 1951 CCR 27 Sep 1951

[Note: Son of Albert J. & Louiza Eveline Tennessee (Burks) Walker; married 17 Mar 1918 Minnie Melvina Jackson]

Fred Walker, son of A.J. and Louisa Walker, was born April 15, 1894 and passed away at his home near Bruner on September 17, 1951. He had spent his lifetime in the same community. He was a member of the Church of Christ. Surviving are his wife, Minnie; two daughters, Mrs. Manford Grimes of Bruner and Mrs. Harold Joslin of Ava; three grandchildren; four sisters, Mrs. Laura McHaffie and Mrs. Ollie Johns of Bruner, Mrs. Lula Harville of Keltner and Mrs. Ella Aleshire of Paris Island, SC. Funeral services were conducted Thursday afternoon at the church near Bruner. Interment was in the McHaffie cemetery north of Bruner under direction of Chaffin of Ozark.


Walker Fred A. 14 Jan 1919 - 2 Jan 1987 OH 8 Jan 1987 p5

[Note: Son of James Franklin & Varnia Viola (Shipman) Walker; married Velma]

Services for Fred A. Walker, 67, Chadwick, were held Jan. 5 in Adams Funeral Chapel, Ozark, with the Rev. Robert Daniels officiating. Burial was in Chadwick Memorial Cemetery. Mr. Walker died Jan. 2 in his home. He was a retired construction worker and a lifelong resident of the Chadwick area. Survivors include his wife, Velma; his mother, Vornia Walker, Riverview Manor, Ozark; two sons, Frank and Lee, both of Chadwick; a niece, Betty Eaken, Grove, Okla.; a nephew, Bob Walker, Ozark; and two grandchildren.


Walker, Glen Hubert 23 Dec 1914 - 24 Oct 1977  OH 27 Oct 1977 p7

[Note: Son of Charles & Edith (Moser) Walker; married Josephine]

BILLINGS - Glen H. Walker, 62, Billings, died Monday evening in St. John’s Hospital where he had been a patient for one day, according to a funeral home spokesman. He was  a member of St, Joseph Catholic Church of Billings. A World War II Navy veteran, Mr. Walker was a member of the Billings VFW and the American Legion. He was also a retired employe of the Corps of Engineers in Little Rock, Ark. Survivors include his wife, Josephine; a son,. Robert Glen of Billings; a daughter, Mrs. Carl G. Kruger, Springfield; his mother, Mrs. Edith Walker of the state of California, a brother, Don of the state of California; two sisters, Mrs. Thelma Meeker and Mrs. Darlene Estes, both of the state of California. Meadors of Billings will announce arrangements.


Walker, Glen Hubert 23 Dec 1914 - 24 Oct 1977 OH 10 Nov 1977 p16

[Note: Son of  Charles & Edith (Moser) Walker]

Rosary services for Glen H. Walker, 62, Billings, were at 7:30 p.m. today in Meadors Chapel here. Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday in St. Joseph Catholic Church here with the Rev. Joseph Frain officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery. Mr. Walker died Monday evening in St. John’s Hospital, Springfield where he had been a patient for one day, according to a funeral home  spokesman.


Walker, Harry M., Dr. 4 May 1888 - 27 Apr 1971 CCR 29 Apr 1971 p8

[Note: Son of David R. & Emma L. (  ) Walker]

Dr. Harry M. Walker, 83, died Tuesday, April 27, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. John Shanley at Arcadia, Calif. after a short illness. Dr. Walker, a native of Ozark, the son of the late David and Emma Walker, was a member of the Ozark Christian Church. Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at Salt Lake City with burial there. Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Shanley of Arcadia, and Mrs. Kent Newman of Columbia Falls, Mont.; two sisters, Mrs. P. J. Thompson of Long Beach, Calif. and Mrs. Hiram Givan of Ozark; one brother, Radford Walker of Downey, Calif.; seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren.


Walker, Hazel Pauline (Gilley) 12 Aug 1915 - 10 May 1987 OH 14 May 1987 p5

[Note: Daughter of Perl Rogers & Lois Ethel  (Hiles) Gilley; married 21 Sep 1932 Paul Walker 4 Nov 1913 - 3 Apr 1980]

Services for Hazel Walker, 71, Oldfield, were held May 13 in Oldfield Church of Christ with the Rev. Charles Eakins officiating. Burial was in Oldfield Cemetery under the direction of Harris of Ozark. Mrs. Walker died May 10 in her home of natural causes. She was a homemaker and a longtime resident of the Oldfield Community and a member of the Oldfield Church of Christ. She was the widow of Paul Walker who died April 3, 1980. Survivors include two sons, Jim (Todd) Walker and Dale Walker, both of Oldfield; three daughters, Sue Eakins, Ozark, Connie Thomas, Oldfield, and Vicki McTeer, Sparta; her mother, Louise Gilley, Sparta; one brother, Noel Gilley, Sparta; a sister, Dorothy Richardson, Sparta; 15 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.


Walker, Helen Mary (Workman) 21 Aug 1937 - 21 Mar 2010 CCH-N 24 Mar 2010

[Note: Daughter of Loyal Henry “Bud” & Stella Pearl (Lewis) Workman]

Helen Mary Walker, 72, of Springfield, passed away March 21, 2010. She was born Aug. 21, 1937, in Christian County, the daughter of Loyal Henry “Bud” Workman and Stella Pearl (Lewis) Workman. Mrs. Walker worked as a house keeper. She enjoyed life and especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her hobbies included knitting and going to flea markets. Survivors include: Her three children, Dicky Walker and Diane, Nixa, Dennis Walker and Georgia, Ozark, and Terry Goodall, Sparta; five grandchildren, Amber Dawn Walker, Bobby Walker, Ashley Walker, Thomas Wayne Goodall, and Steven Allen Goodall; three great-grandchildren, Lucas, Alex and Hunter Goodall; two brothers, Raymond Workman and John Workman; a sister, Hazel Toothman; other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. March 26 in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark, with Rev. Clifford Day officiating and Rev. Gary Jennings officiating. Burial will follow in Prospect Cemetery, Ozark.


Walker, Herbert Lee 30 Nov 1919 - 21 Aug 1996  CCH-N 24 Aug 1996

[Note: Son of Jess & Grace (  ) Walker; married 20 Dec 1947 Mary May McManmie 8 Aug 1925 - 4 Feb 1995]

Herbert Lee Walker, age 76, died Wednesday, August 21, 1996, in St. John’s Regional Health Center. He was born November 30, 1919 in Sampsel, Missouri and was the son of Jess and Grace Walker. He was a United States marine veteran. Mr. Walker was self employed. On December 20, 1947 he was united in marriage to Mary May McManmie. In 1985 they moved to Ozark from Texas. He was preceded in death by his wife on February 4, 1995. Mr. Walker attended Ozark General Baptist Church.  Survivors include: two daughters, Audrie VanKirk and her husband, Scott, Ozark, and Linda Culver and her husband, Arthur, Springfield, Illinois; six grandchildren, Dane, Shane, Steve, David, Angela, and Amy; four great-grandchildren, Aisha, McKenzie, Brittany, and Catherine; five brothers, Lyle Walker, Branson, Marvin Walker, Escandido, California, Clifford Walker, Boise, Idaho, Forrest Walker, Chillicothe; and Cecil Walker, Jacksonville, Florida; nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, August 24, in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark, with Rev. Jerry Applegate officiating. Burial will be in Hopedale Cemetery.

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