James Sherman Walker

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

James Sherman Walker

Mr. James Sherman Walker, 61, of Okeechobee, Fla., died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2007, at Raulerson Hospital, Okeechobee.

Mr. Walker was a native of Lewisburg who moved to Florida in 1964. He was a salesman, of the Baptist faith, and is remembered for his love of family and enjoyment of fishing and UT football.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John Edward "Ned" and Lenis Derryberry Walker, of Lewisburg; and his infant daughter, Dana.

He is survived by his wife, Faye Prescott Walker of Okeechobee; daughters Deana (Zack) Saleh of Fort Pierce, Fla. and Michelle (Tommy) Woodall of Okeechobee; brother, Johnny (Kristi) Walker of Maryville, Tenn.; sisters, Mary Frances (Oscar) Neill of Holly Springs, Miss., and Iva Patricia Taylor of Grant, N.M.; and seven grandchildren.

Mr. Walker was buried in Basinger Cemetery, Okeechobee.