Avis I. Walker, 84

by | February 17, 2017 9:19 am

   Funeral services for Avis I. Walker, 84, were held Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 at 1 p.m. at Ivey Baptist Church with Rev. Louis Pearce and Rev. Donnie Baker officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. She died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017.

   Mrs. Avis I. Walker was born October 28, 1932 in Scott. She was a charter member of and former piano player at Ivey Baptist Church. Retired from Walker Service Station, she was preceded in death by her parents, the late William Robert Ivey and Nancy Logue Ivey; a great-granddaughter, Abbie Grimes; and eight brothers and sisters.

   Survivors include her husband of 63 years, Charles Walker; a son, Alan (Alicia) Walker of Wrightsville; two daughters, Diane (Wendell) Grimes of Twin City and Cynthia (Cal) Chester of Wrightsville; seven grandchildren, Kevin (Tammy) Grimes, Foster Grimes and B.J. (Robin) Grimes, all of Twin City, and Brad (Heather) Walker, Carla (Robert) Harper, Amanda Walker, Jessica Walker, all of Wrightsville, and Bryan Cooper of Warner Robins; and 15 great-grandchildren.

   Pallbearers were Kevin Grimes, Foster Grimes, B.J. Grimes, Brad Walker, Bryan Cooper, Robert Harper and Austin Grimes.

   Stanley Funeral Home and Crematory/Wrightsville Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

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  1. Comment by Meryl

    February 17, 2017 at 6:51 pm

    What a beautiful woman, Mrs. Walker was. I am very sorry to read of your loss. With her accomplishments, her love and joys, she was an amazing woman! I won’t pretend to know what you’re going through, but what has helped me deal with the loss of those I love, is turning to the Scriptures, something that has been a real source of comfort. One Scripture that gives me hope is, John 11:25, which says, “Jesus said to her: “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who exercises faith in me, even though he dies, will come to life.” I hope that this verse will also comfort you and, I hope you and your family can get through this difficult time. Please accept my condolences for the loss of your beloved wife, mother, grandma and friend. Sincerely, Meryl, jw.org

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