Lola Frances Walker

Lola Frances Walker, born April 1, 1933 to Harry Benjamin and Ethel Simpson Ward died September 3, 2014. In her early childhood she was surrounded by a large family; LeRoy, Eugene, Benny, Howard, Nancy, Dwight, Verdie, Leon, Brenda, Rayford, Jerry, and Chris Ward. On November 19, 1948 she married Carl Thomas Walker. This union gave them six children; Bonnie Myers, Thomas Ray Walker, Carl William (Shirley) Walker, Carlton Wendell (Sue) Walker, Vanessa Diane (Mickey) Graham and Michael Dewayne (JoSara) Walker. Frances enjoyed seven grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. Frances was a farmer's wife, a mother to numerous children, and she and Carl cooked and fed most of Carlisle in her lifetime. Everyone remembers the donut shop where friends and family gathered. Frances was a Baptist by faith and was always ready to share her faith in Jesus to anyone who would listen. Services will be held at 1 p.m. on September 5th at Trinity Baptist Church, three miles north of Carlisle on Hwy 13. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at Boyd Funeral Home, Lonoke.

Published September 4, 2014

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