Emmitt Paul Walker

Published 2:45 pm Friday, August 19, 2022

Services for Mr. Emmitt Paul Walker of Brookhaven are 2:00 pm, Monday,

August 22, 2022, at New Sight Baptist Church with burial at New Sight Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 12:00 until the time of service.

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Mr. Emmitt Paul Walker, 87, passed away August 18, 2022, at his home surrounded by his family.

Mr. Walker was born on March 18, 1935, to the late Emmitt Roy Walker and Lexi Mae Allgood Walker. He was a member of New Sight Baptist Church. He was employed by Campbell 66 Express Trucking Company for 18 years; he then went to become a self-employed carpenter building many homes around Brookhaven and the surrounding areas. He was a long-time deacon of New Sight Baptist Church and served as church treasurer for 39 years. He also taught young adult Sunday School Class for many years.

Preceding him in death were his parents; and sister, Mavis Warren.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 68 years, Betty Herring Walker; son, Terry Paul Walker and wife, Mickey; daughter, Tammy Walker Ezell; brothers, Danny Walker and wife, Paula, Randy Walker and wife, Rose; sisters Faye Foster and husband, Darius and Sandra Crane and husband, Jerry. He is also survived

by three grandchildren, Emilye Welch and husband, Sean, Katherine Ezell and Madeline Ezell and great granddaughter, Allie Brooke West. He will be dearly missed by all that loved him.

Memorial can be made to New Sight Baptist Church Building Fund.

Condolences and other information are available online at www.riverwoodfamily.com.