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Obituary for James Spencer Walker
3 May, 1848 - 3 March, 1935
From The Caldwell News-Tribune,
dated Monday, 4 March, 1935
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo


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Roswell Man
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Funeral Services To Be Held
Tuesday for James
Spencer Walker

     James Spencer Walker of Roswell, died Sunday morning at a local hospital.  Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the Presbyterian church of Roswell with the Rev. E. P. Lawrence, assisted by the Rev. David Oastler, officiating.  Burial will be at Roswell.
   Mr. Walker was born May 3, 1848, in Louisville, Ohio.  He made his home in Ohio until 1872 when he moved to Iowa, residing at Corning, Iowa for a period of 50 years.  In 1924 he came to Caldwell from California and has been a resident of this state since that time.  He was sexton for the cemetery at Roswell until about a year and a half ago.  He had been married 59 years.
   Surviving besides his widow, Mrs. Orlena Walker, are two daughters, Mrs. Myrtle Sloum(?) of North Dakota and Mrs. Arthur Amos of Temple City, Cal.;  a son, J. F. Walker of Parma;  five grandchildren, and two brothers living in Ohio.

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