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Jerry Walker

Funeral services were held Oct. 14, 2023, at Taylorhill Missionary Baptist Church, New Hebron, for Jerry Walker, 61, who passed away Oct. 6 at his residence. Rev. Robert McDuffy officiated, with interment following in the church cemetery. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

He is the son of the late R.T. and Mary Smith. He was a member of Taylorhill Missionary Baptist Church.

Mr. Walker was a farmer who enjoyed carpentry and spending time with family and friends. He was an avid New Orleans Saints fan.

He is survived by his children, Detric B. Stringer, of Jackson; Candies Walker-Stringer, of Columbus; Antomorrs Johnson, of Little Rock, Ark.; two grandchildren; brothers, Milton (Ellen) Walker, Matthew (Vivian) Walker, both of New Hebron; John A. Walker, of Jackson; sisters, Carolyn W. Moore and Mary (Joe) Willard, of Jackson; JoAnn (Hollis) Sutton, of Dallas, Texas; Georgia (Oles) Newsome, of Monticello; and many other relatives and friends.