Dec. 24, 1912-Aug. 29, 2006
Effie "Laura" Walker, 93, died Tuesday (Aug.29, 2006) at Sunset Haven Nursing Home in Curtis.
She was born Dec. 24, 1912, in Hayes County, to Marvin LeRoy and Rose Effie (Phelps) Evans. She graduated from UNSA High School at Curtis in 1931.
On Aug. 16, 1936, she married Lawrence William Walker at the family farm.
She was a homemaker and helped out on the farm. She served as a 4-H leader for more than 50 years. She was a member of the Evergreen Union Church, Missionary Society and taught Sunday school. Other memberships included Harmony Club and Mary Jane Extension Club.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Marvin and Rose Evans; her husband, Lawrence; one brother, Andrew; four sisters, Helen, Evelyn, Mamie, and Maudie; and one great-granddaughter, Kayla Marie Walker.
Survivors include her sons, Charles Walker and wife, Sara Mae and Cletis Walker all of McCook; daughter, Marjory L. and husband, Raymond Floyd, of Cheyenne, Wyo.; one brother, John Warren Evans and wife, Jenica, of Sacramento, Calif.; sister-in-law, Velma Walker of Maywood; nine grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Saturday, 10 a.m. at Carpenter Breland Chapel with Johnny Walker officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation is today until 5 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m.- 8 p.m.
Friends may go online at www.carpenterbreland.com to extend condolences.
Memorials may be given in her name.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of the arrangements.