Mrs. Pierre Gautier Walker
Mrs. Pierre Gautier Walker, Madison social leader, died Saturday, February 23, at Athens Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Walker was the former Anne Barrett of Walton County. She was born in Jersey, the daughter of the late Charles Lamar Barrett and Ella Allen Barrett. She was married to the late Pierre Walker, member of a prominent Morgan County family, in 1920, and moved with him to Walkerest, the family estate nine miles out of Madison.
She delighted in social events and her country home and later her house in town were the scene of some of Madison's grandest events. The Walkers later sold Walkerest and moved to Hamilton where he managed Blue Springs Farm for his cousin the late Cason Callaway. They returned to Madison after World War II. Mrs. Walker was active in Madison Baptist Church, Henry Walton Chapter Daughters of American Revolution, Magnolia Garden Club and Morgan County Historical Society.
She is survived by two sons, Mr. Barrett L. Walker, Madison, and Mr. Marshall Peteet Walker, Lafayette, Louisiana. Her eldest son, Mr. Peter Walker III died as a young man. She is also survived by nine grandchildren, Peter G. Walker IV, Atlanta, Mrs. Tom Fleming, Jacksonville, Florida, Mrs. Richard Dutro, Atlanta, Mrs. Steve Sessions, Winston-Salem, North Carolina and Mr. Barrett L. Walker, Jr., Raleigh, North Carolina, Mr. Marshall Peteet Walker, Jr., St. Croix Island, Mr. Garth Walker, St. John's Island, and Mr. Pierre Walker II, Little Rock, Arkansas, and Miss Caroline Walker, Lafayette, Louisiana and 10 great grandchildren.
Graveside services were held Monday morning, February 25 at 11 a.m. at Madison Cemetery. The Reverend Jim Ross, pastor of Madison Baptist Church, officiated. Pritchett Chapel was in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that those who wish make contributions to the Madison Baptist Church building fund.
Page 5 of Madisonian, published in Madison, Georgia on Thursday, February 28th, 1991
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