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Jerelene Walker

Services for Jerelene Walker, of Brookhaven, will be held at 2p.m. on Saturday, May 31, at Brookhaven Funeral Home on NatchezDrive with burial in Heuck’s Retreat Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation is Friday from 5 until 8 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mrs. Walker, 74, died May 29, 2008, at her residence. She wasborn in Lincoln County on Aug. 22, 1933, to James K. Smith andHollyce Smith Smith.

She was a retired telephone and switchboard operator, and adevoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was a member of Heuck’sRetreat Baptist Church, where she was an active member of herchurch and Sunday school class. She was a graduate of Loyd StarHigh School.

Preceding her in death were her parents.

Survivors are her husband, William Lloyd Walker, of Brookhaven;her son, Jim Walker and wife Teresa, of Brookhaven; her brother,Curtis Smith, of Brookhaven; her sisters, Aileen Traxler andhusband Vic, of Utica, Peggy Porter and husband Carroll, of Flynn,Texas, Linda Faye Smith, and Charlotte Terrell and husband Robert,all of Brookhaven; her grandchildren, Austin Walker, JessalynWalker and Emily Walker; a special niece, of Haley Terrell; and ahost of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers are Austin Walker, Will Lofton, Kevin Traxler,Dwight Traxler, Kendall Traxler and Jason Terrell.

Honorary pallbearers are Paul Lofton, Vic Traxler, CarrollPorter and Robert Terrell.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Ministries of Brookhaven.