Bobby Walker

Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Bobby Walker, 49, of Dowagiac, Mich., died Monday, May 19, 2008, at his residence. He was born Nov. 22, 1958 in Ortenville, Mich., to Bertha Walker Sparkman of Monette and the late Lee Henry Walker. He was a member of the Light House Pentecostal Church.

Survivors also include two sons, Robbie Walker of Memphis, and Jimmy Walker of Virginia; a daughter, Leighann Walker of Dowagiac; three brothers, Billy Walker of Pontiac, Mich., Tommy Lee Walker of Fayette, Ala., and Jimmy Walker of Waterford, Mich.; two stepbrothers, Dean Sparkman of Manila and Richard Sparkman of Monette; a sister, Audrey Taylor of Alburn Hills, Mich.; three stepsisters, Betty Smithee of Lake City, Terri Cook of Oklahoma and Helen Williams of Monette; and a grandson, Zander Walker of Memphis.

A celebration of his life was held May 27 at Gregg Funeral Home in Monette with Rev. Terry Miller officiating. Burial will follow at Nettleton Cemetery.

Honored to serve as pallbearers are Brian Pruitt, Ralph Hunter, Joey Barnes, Wayland McClelland, Blake McClelland, and Mike Smithee.

Lasting memorials may be sent to the Walker family to defer funeral costs at 1 Christopher Place, Monette, Ark. 72447

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