9/5/14 —- Thomas Barger Walker

Thomas Barger Walker, age 84, passed away quietly on September 2, 2014 in Manchester, Tennessee.

He was preceded in death by his parents Hester May Barger Walker and Thomas Spurgeon Walker of Chalybeate, Tippah County, Mississippi.

Tom was a business major and graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi. Following his military service in the Korean War, he returned to Mississippi and employment with Boatmen’s Bank where he later retired as a vice president.

Tom was a good and kind man, a devout Christian and former member of the Presbyterian Church in Southaven, Mississippi.

He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Martha Edmonds Walker, and his adopted family of two step-daughters, Cecilia Cavendish (James) of Manchester, Tennessee, and Tracy Patterson (Donald) of Cleveland, Ohio; three step-grandchildren, Stephen Cavendish (Jennifer), Jessica Hertter, and Nathaniel Patterson; and two step-great-grandsons.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, September 5, 2014, Crittenden Memorial Park, Marion, Arkansas.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a favorite church or charity.

Coffee County Funeral Chapel in charge of local arrangements.veteran3