Daily Oklahoman, The
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
August 13, 2006
Mell Nevelle Walker, 86, of Choctaw was born April 7, 1920,
in Weatherford, Texas. He was the son of Ab S. and Maggie
Burthrie (Robbinson) Walker. He left this life Aug. 9, 2006, in
Midwest City. Mell served over 23 years in the U.S. Army during
World War II and the Korean Conflict. He retired from the
military on Oct. 22, 1960 as a Sergeant First Class. He worked
as a maintenance technician for the Choctaw-Nicoma Park Schools
until his retirement in July, 1985. Mell was a 32nd degree
Mason, a member of the VFW, NRA and the First Baptist Church in
Choctaw. He enjoyed woodworking, gardening, fishing and bird
Mell was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Helen; one
brother; and a nephew.
He is survived by his wife, Hilda Buss Walker, Choctaw; two
sons one daughter-in-law, Marvin and Diana Youngblood, Del City;
Jesse Youngblood, Choctaw; one daughter and son-in-law, Sue and
Gordon Heller, Choctaw; two nieces, Donnell Doss, Weatherford,
Texas and Rilda Horner, Yantis, Texas; nine grandchildren, 19
great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.
Services were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, 2006, at the
First Baptist Church in Choctaw. Dr. Ray Sikes, Rev. Toby
Youngblood and Rev. Gerald Lunsford officiated. Interment
Elmwood Cemetery, Choctaw. Services were under the direction
of Smith~Parks Funeral Service in Harrah.
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Compiled, transcribed and submitted by Marti Graham, Oklahoma County, OKGenWeb Coordinator,
February 2009. Information
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