Samuel Lee Walker, son of Hazel Vivian Gregory Walker Crouch and the late Lester Samuel Walker was born on June 16, 1947 at Saginaw, Michigan and died at Bernie, Mo. on Jan. 20, 2011 at the age of 63.
He was employed by the City of Bernie and was a resident of Bernie.
Survivors include his mother, Hazel Walker Crouch of Bernie, Mo.; two sons, Sammy Walker Jr. and Joey Walker, both of the home in Bernie, Mo.; a step-son, Anthony Young of Los Angeles, Calif.; two daughters, Shelley DePalma and Robyn Kelley, both of Milwaukee, Wis.; one brother, Jimmy Walker of Bernie, Mo.; five sisters, Phyllis Dowdy or Orion, Mich., Jolene McCoullum of Jackson, Mo., Kaye Millner of Memphis, Tenn., Connie Hill of Jackson, Mo. and Brenda Kane of Dexter, Mo.; two grandchildren; also by other relatives and many friends.
Visitation was held at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie on Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Funeral services were conducted at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel in Bernie on Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011 starting at 2 p.m.
Interment followed Sunday's services in the Bernie Cemetery.
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