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Betty Gay Sanders Walker

Tuesday, July 18, 2006

Betty Gay Sanders Walker, daughter of the late Ted Sanders and Zela Dockins Sanders of Calico Rock, Ark., was born Jan. 31, 1957, in Calico Rock. She died July 5, 2006, at Calico Rock at the age of 49.

Walker was a lifelong resident of Calico Rock. She graduated from Calico Rock High School in 1975. She was united in marriage to Lowell Dean Walker on March 28, 1975, in Dolph, Ark. At the time of her death she was employed by the Home Health Department of the Community Medical Center in Calico Rock. Previously she was employed by the Glove Factory.

Walker served seven years on the Calico Rock School Board. She was a member of the Dolph Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband of 31 years, Lowell Dean Walker of the home; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Shawn and Jocelyn Walker of Calico Rock and Joshua Walker of the home; two daughters and one son-in-law, Amy Walker of Yellville and Sarah and Ryan Ott of Yellville; her mother, Zela Sanders of Calico Rock; four sisters, Melba Cooper of Pineville, Peggy Price of Calico Rock, Patricia Pool of Dolph, and Fern Sherrell of Oxford; two brothers Bobby Sanders of Cave City, and Freddy Sanders of Dolph; two grandsons, Kaleb and Karter Walker of Calico Rock; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and many good friends.

She was preceded in death by her father.

The funeral services were held July 8 at the Calico Rock Funeral Chapel with Raymon Carneal officiating.

Burial followed at Dolph Baptist Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of Eddie's Family Funeral Home in Calico Rock.

Pallbearers were Chad Pool, Lewis Pool, Junior Pool, Brian James, Scottie Sanders and Jeremiah Sanders.

Honorary pallbearers were Tim Woods, Danny Woods, Matt Orf, Sam Linville, Mike Collins, Mark Collins and Marty Collins.