2016-06-16 / Obituaries


E.P. Walker, 91, of Valley Grande, died June 18, 2016 at his daughter’s home.

He was born Nov. 28, 1924 in Grove Hill. He was a member of the Bassett Creek Baptist Church. He was a former lumber grader with Scotch Lumber Company.

Survivors include four daughters, Linda W. Dolbare, Fay W. Elrod, Valley Grande, Kay W. Taylor, Selma, Laura Jan W. Brooker, Gallion; 11 grandchildren, Robert Walker (Hailey) Dolbare, Sara Katherine Taylor, Katie B. (Joel) Stevens, Anna D. (Chris) Adams, Ellen T. (Clint) Mitchell, Alan Brooker, Drew Hewston, Jeffrey Elrod, Seth Taylor, Michael Brooker, Joel Taylor; four great-grandchildren, Anna Grace Ingram, Walker Maddox Ingram, Brodie Adams, Davis Walker Dolbare.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Kathryn Huggins Walker, parents, Tom and Nancy Walker, two sisters, Sallie Walker LaPage and Myrtle Walker West, two brothers, Jim Thomas Walker and S.P. Walker (his twin).

Visitation will be Thursday, June 23 from 1:30 p.m. until the 3 p.m. service at Bassett Creek Baptist Church with Revs. Rick Elrod and Chris Kynard officiating. Burial will be in the Bassett Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Grove Hill.

Active pallbearers will be Robert W. Dolbare, Alan Brooker, Drew Hewston, Seth Taylor, Michael Brooker, Joel Taylor, Clint Mitchell, Joel Stevens and Chris Adams.

 Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.

O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home of Thomasville directed.


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