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Opie Kenney Walker
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Birth: Sep. 14, 1889
Egeria
Mercer County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Jun. 12, 1941
Whitby
Raleigh County
West Virginia, USA

Opie was the son of John Wise Council and Nancy E, (Bailey) Walker.

Opie married Jennie Reba Walker on November 26, 1917. They lived in Egeria for about 10 years then lived in Walkertown, West Virginia before moving to the Jennie Cole place on a mountain overlooking Walkertown. They eventually moved back to Egeria. Opie was a farmer most of his life. He and Jennie last lived in Whitby, West Virginia.

Opie and Jennie were the parents of four children:

1. Vera Hazel Walker Walker(1918 - 1944, died from complications during childbirth of son Timothy, buried together.
2. Opie Pendleton Walker (1920 - 1922), died from burns after falling into boiling vat of starch water
3. Sibyl Ophelia Walker Farley (1924 -)
4. Reba Phyliis Walker Burgess (1926 - )


 
 
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 Parents:
  John Wise Council Walker (1855 - 1930)
  Nancy Elizabeth Bailey Walker (1856 - 1919)
 
 Spouse:
  Jennie Reba Walker (1901 - 1968)*
 
 Children:
  Vera H. Walker (1918 - 1944)*
  Opie Pendleton Walker (1920 - 1922)*
  Sibyl Ophelia Walker Farley (1924 - 2011)*
 
 Siblings:
  Harrison Columbus Walker (1876 - 1920)*
  Leroy Tilden Walker (1880 - 1940)*
  Ceberry S Walker Graham (1882 - 1947)*
  Della Pearl Walker Walker (1883 - 1951)*
  Opie Kenney Walker (1889 - 1941)
  Phillip Aden Walker (1892 - 1956)*
  Nota Adeline Walker (1894 - 1944)*
  Myrtle L Walker Meadows Walker (1897 - 1960)*
  Bennie Sumner Walker (1923 - 1924)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Agee Cemetery
Egeria
Mercer County
West Virginia, USA
 
Created by: BeVera
Record added: Aug 21, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 115837181
Opie Kenney Walker
Added by: BeVera
 
Opie Kenney Walker
Added by: BeVera
 
 
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Great Uncle Opie, you died before I got to meet you, but I know you held my mother as a baby. Thank you for helping carve the Walker name in Egeria history. You rest on top of that beautiful mountain with other family members, and we cry when we visit all...(Read more)
- BeVera
 Added: Jan. 19, 2014
 
 
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