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WALKER, Albert Ross

WALKER, Albert Ross

Posted: 26 May 2001 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Obituary
Edited: 4 Jul 2001 11:29PM GMT
Surnames: Walker, Westfall, Moyers
From the Hawk-Eye Gazette, Burlington, IA
Morning Sun, Ia., May 16 - Albert Ross Walker, 37 year old farmer, died at his home southwest of Morning Sun, Friday afternoon, after an illness of nine weeks.

The son of Mr. and Mrs. S. N. Walker, he was born on a farm near Newport Dec 24, 1899. He wed Miss Vinnie Westfall Feb 23, 1922, the couple having lived in Morning Sun since.

Surviving are Mr Walker's parents and the following relatives: Children - Donald, Lela, Ralph and Kenneth Walker; brothers and sisters: Elsie, Tucson, Okla., George, Clifford and Mrs. Theodore Dotson, New London; Mrs. Roy Fortner, Winterset; Samuel, Springville; Leota, Paul and William, Wapello, and Mrs. Wallace Broeker, Morning Sun; grand stepmother, Mrs. C.P. Walker, Mississippi, and half sisters and half brothers, Viola, John, Henry, Marjorie and Robert Walker.
Funeral services will be held at Morning Sun Methodist church Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Interment will be in Elmwood cemetary.

From another newspaper, PROBABLY the Morning Sun News Herald.

Ross A. Walker, the son of S.N. Walker and Hattie May (Moyers) Walker was born at Newport on Dec. 24, 1899, and passed away at his home near Morning Sun, May 13, 1936, age 36 years 4 months and 22 days.

On Feb 22, 1922, he was united in marriage with Miss Vinnie Westfall who survives with the following children: Donald, Ralph, Lela and Kenneth; also his father and step-mother, 5 brothers, George P. and Clifford T. Walker, New London; Paul M. of Wapello; Sam C., Springville; and William D., Wapello; 5 sisters, Elsie E. Walker, Tulsa, Okla. Mrs. Maude Fortner, Winterset; Mrs. Myrtle Dotson, New London; Miss Leota, Mt. Pleasant and Mrs. Ruth Brocker, Morning Sun, also 2 half brothers and 2 half sisters of Wapello, and his step-grandmother, Mrs. C.P. Walker; of Gulfport, Miss.

Ross, as we all knew him, was a kind husband, father, son and brother, and a good neighbor.

He spent his entire life as a farmer near Morning Sun, where he leaves a host of friends.

Funeral services were held at the Methodist church at Morning Sun, Sunday at 2:30, and were conducted by Rev. Arnold and Rev. McNeal.

Ross WALKER

Posted: 9 Jun 2001 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Obituary
Edited: 13 Jul 2002 11:03PM GMT
"Surviving are Mr Walker's parents ....

half brothers: ....John, Henry,"

(This was actually one man (a half brother): John Henry Walker)
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