The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

June 14, 2013

James Walker

The News Courier

— The funeral for James Larry Walker, 61, of Athens will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 18, at Wooley Springs Baptist Church with Tony Boyles officiating and Spry Funeral Home directing. Burial will be in Hasting Cemetery.

Visitation is from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church.

Mr. Walker died Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at home.

James Larry Walker was born May 1, 1952, in Huntsville. He attended Lee High School in Huntsville.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Cecil and Gracie Elizabeth Walker; and brother, Tommy Walker.

Survivors include a son, James Walker of Wasilla, Alaska; daughter, Amber Walker of Chicago; grandchildren, Sadie Walker, Sarah Walker and Abigail Walker, all of Wasilla; brothers, Johnny Walker of New Market, Rodel Walker of Bay Saint Louis, Miss., and Bucky Walker of New Hope; sisters, Becky Gatlin of Hazel Green, Earlene Mills of New Market, Ruth Schmidt of Montgomery and Diane Morrow of Lacey’s Spring; several nieces and nephews.

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