Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Walkers in:
 • Smellage Cemetery
 • Boma
 • Putnam County
 • Tennessee
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Willie Thurlow Walker
You are taking a random walk through our online cemetery.
Birth: Dec. 12, 1921
Putnam County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Dec. 30, 1991
Dodson Branch
Jackson County
Tennessee, USA

He had an older brother (Woodrow) and a younger sister (Jo Ann). He was survived by three daughters Linda Carol Armel, Diane Shultz, and Janice Duffy. His father was Willie Lee Walker and his mother was Louann Riddle Walker. He has 7 grandchildren. Mr. Walker joined the U.S. Army in 1941 and was assigned to the 36th Infantry Division. He went off to fight WW2 in North Africa, Sicily, Italy, France, and Germany. He seen and participated in alot of fighting with the Germans. He was one of the few soldiers that would talk about his combat experiences. His highest rank was Master Sergent. When he returned home after the war he went to Detroit to work in the factories. He came back to Putnam County, TN in the 1970s and started working for Fleet Guard in Cookeville making line manager. He was married and widower twice before his third and last marriage. The daughters are all from his first wife (Linda Anne). His second wife's name was Sadie. His parents, first two wives, and daughter Carol are all buried in the Cookeville City Cemetary. He married Nell Jane Leftwich in November 1979 and moved to Dodsons Branch in Jackson County. He retired from Fleet Guard in 1983. He was a member of the Masonic lodge and was buried wearing his Masonic apron. His cause of death was pneumonia. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Willie Lee Walker (1892 - 1973)
  Louanna May Riddle Walker (1899 - 1966)
 
 Spouses:
  Linda Anne Bellar Walker (1922 - 1952)
  Sadie L Roberts Walker (1920 - 1979)
  Nell Jane Jernigan Leftwich (1925 - 1999)*
 
 Children:
  Linda Carol Walker Armel (1941 - 1999)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Rest in peace.
 
Burial:
Smellage Cemetery
Boma
Putnam County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: row nearest east access rd about 13 graves from the entrance
 
Created by: adalel
Record added: Jul 05, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39112717
Willie Thurlow Walker
Added by: adalel
 
Willie Thurlow Walker
Added by: adalel
 
Willie Thurlow Walker
Added by: adalel
 
There are 2 more photos not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- sniksnak
 Added: Oct. 16, 2014

- Donna Choate Sigmon
 Added: Oct. 15, 2014

- Joyce
 Added: Oct. 15, 2014
There are 175 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
 
This page is sponsored by: Rhonda C. Poynter & Friends

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service