NORMA LYNN JOHNSON WALKER

March 10, 1923 – June 21, 2021

Funeral services for Norma Lynn Johnson Walker, 98, of Roxie, will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, June 25, 2021, at Jefferson Street United Methodist Church in Natchez with the Rev. Jamie Wallace and the Rev. Kevin Campbell officiating.

Burial will follow in the Roxie Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, June 24, 2021, at Franklin Funeral Home in Meadville, and will continue from 9 a.m. until the time of service on Friday, June 25 at Jefferson Street United Methodist Church.

She was born to Bryan Johnson and Eunice Davidson Johnson on March 10, 1923, in the Ireland community of Wilkinson County, and passed from this life on Monday, June 21, 2021, at Adams County Nursing Center.

Mrs. Walker was a proud graduate of Mississippi State College for Women — now known as the Mississippi University for Women — finishing her requirements for a diploma in three years.

She also attended the University of Mississippi and Louisiana State University.

In addition, she was a member of the Eastern Star for more than 76 years.

Mrs. Walker was also a member of the Franklin County Women’s Club, and enjoyed traveling all over the world, genealogy, calligraphy and photography.

She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend.

Mrs. Walker was a life-long member of Roxie United Methodist Church until it closed, and then became a faithful member to Jefferson Street United Methodist Church in Natchez.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Billy Case Walker; and her brother, Bryan Leston Johnson.

Survivors include her son, Edward C. “Eddie” Walker (Cathy); her grandchildren, Andrew Walker (Lacey) and Austin Walker; her brother, William Cooper “W.C.” Johnson; and a host of family and friends.

The family requests memorials be made in Mrs. Walker’s name to the Jefferson Street United Methodist Church Building Fund, Shriners Hospital, the Mississippi University for Women or a charity of your choice.

Condolences can be shared online at www.franklinfh.com.

Franklin Funeral Home of Meadville was in charge of arrangements.

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