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Graveside services for Mary Lou Havard Walker age 79, of Palestine will be held at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at Roselawn Park with Rev. Kevin Willmott officiating. Arrangements have been entrusted to Bailey & Foster.
Mrs. Walker passed away Friday at Cartmell Home for Aged. She was born April 21, 1938 in Tomball, TX. to Page and Addie Wells Havard. Mrs. Walker was a wife, mother, sister, wonderful grandmother. She was always happy, greeted everyone with a smile and never met a stranger. She loved life. She was a Baptist. Mrs. Walker was a volunteer of the Sunshine Guild.
Mrs. Walker was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Joe Walker, a sister Dorothy Havard Johnson, and a brother, Clint Havard. She is survived by her daughters, Mrs. Susan Walker Blackmon and husband Terry, Ms. Mary Walker Bostic, sons, Larry Walker and Mike Walker and wife Anita, grand nieces, Denise Businelle Gibson and Bert and Brandi Businelle Ranatza and Jason, a brother R.A. Havard of Livingston, TX. seven grandchildren, Jeremy (Becca) Blackmon, Cody (Michelle) Blackmon, Brandon Bostic, Brent (Amy) Bostic, Jason (Robin) Dean, Amber Norseworthy, and Ashley Norseworthy, eleven great grandchildren, Bryce Blackmon, Gracie Wade, Jace Blackmon, Colt Blackmon, Kylee Blackmon, Kolby Blackmon, (Baby K on the way), Britin Bostic, Braxton Bostic, Jonah Norseworthy, Hudson Norseworthy, and Raven Dean.
Pallbearers will be Cody Blackmon, Jeremy Blackmon, Brent Bostic, Bryce Blackmon, Jason Dean, Cody Jones, and Brandon Bostic. Honorary pallbearers will be R.A. Havard, Chris Walker, Steve Broughton, Brittin Bostic, Braxton Bostic and Terry Blackmon.
The family wishes to send a special thank you to all the staff at Cartmell Home for Aged for the care and compassion given to Mrs. Walker during her stay at the home.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Monday at Bailey & Foster Funeral Home, 207 S. Magnolia, Palestine, TX. 75801.
To view online leave condolences or sign the guest book go to www.baileyandfosterfuneralhome.com
Published on May 15, 2017
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