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Family of Sydney Johnson WALKER (56) & Lula Bell JAMISON

189. Lester A. WALKER. Born in 1895. Resided in Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1942. Resided in Williamsport, Tennessee in 1943.

Lester A. married Vernon OLIVE, daughter of John H. OLIVE (1868-1945) & Josie Florence KEE (1872-1943). Born in 1898.

They had one child:
i. Infant. Born on 1 Jun 1917.


190. Sidney Bell WALKER. Born in 1898. At the age of 44, Sidney Bell died in Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee in May 1942. Buried in 1942 in Jamison Cemetery, Carroll County, Tennessee. Resided in Westport, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1942. Alias/AKA: "Siddie".

Obituary: Westport Woman Fatally Burned: Mrs. Siddie Walker Blount, 44, died early last Thursday afternoon in the Webb-Williamson hospital in Jackson. Her death was caused by burns she received early Thursday morning at her home near Westport in Carroll County. Mrs. Blount started to kindle a fire in the kitchen stove to prepare breakfast and used gasoline which she thought was kerosene to start the fire. The can was blown to bits when it exploded and sprayed Mrs. Blount with the burning gasoline. Hearing her screams, her son, James, rushed to her assistance and attempted to smother the flames in a vain effort to save his mother's life. He recieved serious burns on the arms and legs. Both the mother and son were rushed to the hospital where she died. His burns were serious but he will recover. Funeral services for Mrs. Blount were held Saturday afternoon in the Westport Baptist Church where she was a member. Rev. G.C. Joyner of Parsons conducted the services whith burial in Jamison Cemetery near Westport. Mrs. Blount was the daughter Sid J. and Lula Jamison Walker of Westport. She grew to womanhood in Wildersville and several years ago and was married to Willie G. Blount, who with four children survive: James, who lived with his parents; Mrs. Woodrow (Mary Ruth) Enochs of Westport; Mrs. Carl (Louise) Williams of Amarillo, Texas, and Miss Juanita Blount, who also lived with her parents. She is survived by her parents and a brother, Lester Walker, of Wildersville, and a sister, Mrs. J.B. Olive, of Wildersville.

Sidney Bell married Willie Gray BLOUNT, son of Cinny Gray BLOUNT (1867-1945) & Eudora Lee McAULEY (1870-1898). Born in 1894.

They had the following children:
408 i. Willie Louise (1916-)
409 ii. Evelyn Juanita (1924-2009)
410 iii. Mary Ruth (1920-)
iv. James W.. James W. died in May 2002. Resided in Westport, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1942.

Obituary: Services will be at 2:00 P.m. Monday, May 6, 2002 at Bruceton Funeral Home Chapel. Mr. Blount was a retired Conductor for L & N Railroad. He is survived by three sisters, Juanita Cox of Buena Vista, TN, Mary Ruth Enochs of Huntingdon, TN & Louise Williams of Amarillo,

James W. married Margaret WOODWARD.


191. Evelena Deena WALKER. Born in 1900. At the age of 84, Evelena Deena died in Henderson County, Tennessee in 1984. Buried in 1984 in Jones Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Evelena Deena married John Bailey OLIVE, son of John H. OLIVE (1868-1945) & Josie Florence KEE (1872-1943). Born in 1900 in Tennessee. At the age of 48, John Bailey died in Henderson County, Tennessee in 1948. Buried in 1948 in Jones Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in Parkers Crossroads, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1943.

Obituary: Funeral services for John Bailey Olive, well-known merchant and businessman of Parker's Crossroads, were conducted at the Wildersville Church of Christ Sunday afternoon by Bro. B.A. Douthitt of Jackson. Burial was in Jones Cemetery. Mr. Olive succumbed early Thursday morning at Webb-Williamson Hospital at Jackson, where he had been a patient for two weeks. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Evelena Denna Walker Olive; two sons, Bailey A. and Billie Olive; one daughter, Mrs. Lulu Nell Rumfelt, all of Wildersville; two sisters, Mrs. Jessie Herndon of Paducah and Mrs. Vernon Walker of Williamsport, and a brother, M.A. Olive of Wildersville.

They had the following children:
411 i. Baley Achlee (1917-1991)
ii. Lulu Nell. Born on 8 Sep 1926. At the age of 78, Lulu Nell died in Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee on 25 Mar 2005. Buried on 28 Mar 2005 in Jones Cemetery, Parkers Crossroads, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee in May 2004.

Obituary: Funeral services for Mrs. Nell Olive Rumfelt, age 78, are scheduled for Monday, March 28, 2005 at 11:00 AM in the Chapel of Pafford Funeral Home with Dr. Hoyt Wilson officiating. Burial will follow in Jones Cemetery in Wildersville. Mrs. Rumfelt, the widow of R.C. Rumfelt, died Friday, March 25 at the Jackson Madison County General Hospital. She taught at Lexington High School for over 30 years before she retired and attended the First Baptist Church in Lexington. She is survived by a brother, Billy Olive; two nieces: Rita Owen and Darla Olive all of Wildersville; a great niece, Tiffany Olive of Livingston; a great nephew, Bobby Olive; and his children: Madison and Peyton Olive all of Lexington.

Lulu Nell married R.C. RUMFELT. Born in 1925. At the age of 79, R.C. died in Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee on 19 May 2004. Buried on 21 May 2004 in Jones Cemetery, Parkers Crossroads, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Obituary: Services for R.C. Rumfelt, 79, will be held at 3:00 p.m. today, May 21, 2004 at Reed's Chapel with Dr. Hoyt Wilson officiating. Burial will follow in Jones Cemetery. Mr. Rumfelt, a retired educator, died Wednesday, May 19, 2004 at Regional Hospital in Jackson. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marines. He is survived by his wife, Nell Olive Rumfelt of Lexington and his nieces and nephews.



iii. Billy. Born on 3 Aug 1929 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 78, Billy died in Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee on 23 Sep 2007. Buried on 25 Sep 2007 in Jones Cemetery, Parkers Crossroads, Hendserson County, Tennessee.

Obituary: Funeral Services for Mr. Billy E. Olive, 78, will be held at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, September 25, in the Chapel of Pafford Funeral Home with Rev. John D. Small officiating. Burial will follow at Jones Cemetery near Parkers Crossroads. Mr. Olive, the son of the late John Bailey and Evelena Walker Olive, died early Sunday, September 23, 2007 in Jackson. He was a Korean Army veteran and a lifelong resident of Parkers Crossroads. Mr. Olive served his community in many ways, whether as a business owner, merchant, city commissioner, farmer, charter Ruritan Club member or as a supervisor of Jones Cemetery. Survivors include two nieces: Rita Owen (Ronnie) and Darla Olive of Parkers Crossroads; a great niece, Tiffany Olive of Livingston; a great nephew, Bobby Olive (Cindy) and their children: Madison and Peyton all of Lexington. The family will receive friends at Pafford Funeral Home from 9:00A.M.-9:00P.M. Monday and beginning at 8:30 AM on Tuesday morning.


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