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Irene (Hall) WalkerJuly 19, 1927 ~ May 16, 2016 (age 88)
Mrs. Irene (Hall) Walker of Campbellsville was born on July 19, 1927 in Greensburg to the late Bedie and Emma Frances (Chaudoin) Hall. She departed this life on May 15, 2016 at the Taylor Regional Hospital, having attained the age of 88 years, 9 months, and 27 days. She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Taylor’s Chapel United Methodist Church. Mrs. Walker a homemaker and wife of Mr. William Lewis “James” Walker, Sr., who preceded her in death in 2000. She enjoyed several hobbies, such as quilting, canning, raising a garden, camping, and dry land fishing, but her true passion was in being a mother and grandmother. Her nurturing spirit always made sure her family and friends never left her house hungry.
She leaves to carry her legacy:
Two sons: Gordon Walker and wife Roberta of Campbellsville, and W.L. Walker and wife Kathy of Summersville,
Four siblings: Leland Hall and wife Barbara of Science Hill, Ray Hall and companion Mary Reed of Campbellsville, Janetta Milby of Summersville, and Rachel Dobson, also of Summersville,
Four grandchildren: Gwen Walker, Bro. Brandon Walker and wife Sherri, Robbie Walker, and Scott Walker,
Five great-grandchildren: Will Taylor, Alyssa Walker, Landon Walker, Emma Walker, and Chloe Walker,
One step great-grandson: Tyler Stryker,
A brother-in-law: V.T. Altman of Greensburg,
And a host of extended family and friends.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Roger Thomas Walker in 1964; two sisters, Wilma Durrett and Mathis Altman; a sister-in-law, Norma Jean Hall; and three brothers-in-law, Rev. Ancil “Bug” Durrett, Finis Milby, and Quincy Dobson.
There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Walker on Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 11:00 AM EST in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY 42718. The eulogy will be delivered by her grandson, Bro. Brandon Walker. Interment will follow in the Wilson Cemetery, Montgomery Mill Rd, Summersville, KY 42743.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, May 18, from 5:00-8:00 PM EST at the funeral home.