Darcille L. Walker
Darcille L. Walker, 91, died peacefully in her sleep surrounded by family at her residence that she loved in the Jamestown community on Dec. 12, 2018.
She was born on June 8, 1927 in the Forks of the Hurricane community to Frank and Sally Lynn, the youngest girl of nine children. She attended school in Dixie Union.
Darcille was an active member of Jamestown United Methodist Church.
She retired from King Edward Cigar Factory in Waycross and she worked as a hostess at Captain Joe’s for over 14 years. She served as a volunteer at Baptist Village for a couple of years. She also served as VFW Women’s Auxiliary president for several years.
She was a beloved wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed gardening and working in her flowers, traveling, and spending time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband, John L. Walker, two daughters, Delane Griffin and Deloris Moore, a great-grandchild, Jamie Carter, and her parents and siblings.
She is survived by a daughter, Diane and Tommy Sapp, of Abbeville, Ga.; a son-in-law, Gene Moore, of Waycross; seven grandchildren, Johnna and James Carter, of Hoboken, Daniell and Billy Lightfoot, of Richmond Hill, Tom Sapp, of Abbeville, Ga., Gene and Michelle Moore, of Waycross, Greg Moore, of Blackshear, Shelly and Jamie Thornton, of Savannah, and Laura and Stacy Goble, of Waycross; 13 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life graveside service will be held at Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery, 3343 Beulah Church Road, Alma, on Saturday at 2 p.m. The family will receive friends today, 6-8 p.m., at her residence, 4190 Church Street Extension.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com
Music Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.