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Private Roy Braus Walker
U.S. Army


January 1899 – October 8, 1918
Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

Romagne, France

Gold Star Mother
Rosa [Bryan] Walker


Private Roy Braus Walker [January 1899 – October 8, 1918] was born to Lee Roy Walker [April 10, 1865 – November 8, 1936] and Rosa Lee [Bryan] Walker [August 24, 1874 – December 1, 1948] at Colorado  County, Texas.  He died from combat wounds he received in France during WWI and was attached to 143rd Infantry Regiment, 36th Division (T Patch).  He is buried at: Plot H, Row 9, Grave 9, Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, Romagne, France.  Besides his parents he was survived by three brothers and two sisters.  As best as can be determined from available records his family was living at Louise, Wharton County, Texas when he joined the service and when he died they were living in Matagorda County.  His parents are buried at Cedarvale Cemetery, Bay City, Matagorda County, Texas.




Services Here for Mrs. L. R. Walker

Friday Afternoon


Mrs. L. R. Walker, age 74, passed away in Houston Wednesday at 11:20 p.m. at the home of her daughter, Mrs. T. L. Shannon.


She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Shannon and Mrs. C. R. Allen, Rt. 1, Bay City;  three sons, C. R. Walker, and M. T. Walker , Cedar Lane and S. G. Walker, Crete, Texas.


Funeral services will be held from Taylor Bros. Funeral Home Friday at 2:00 p.m. with interment in Cedarvale Cemetery.


The Daily Tribune, Thursday, December 2, 1948


L. R. Walker


L. R. Walker, a well known and highly respected farmer of the Cedar Lane section died in a Houston hospital last Sunday morning, November 8, after an illness of some weeks.  He was 71 years, 6 months and 28 days of age.


Mr. Walker had been a resident of the Cedar Lane community for several years and was highly esteemed as neighbor, friend and citizen by the entire neighborhood.


The funeral was held from the Walker-Matchett Funeral Home Monday morning at 11 o’clock.  Rev. J. Willett officiating.


Mr. Walker is survived by his widow, two daughters, Mesdames Rosa Lee Allen and Mattie Shannon, and three sons, Millard, Sam and Clifford; one sister, Mrs. Novia Williams is another survivor.


The Matagorda County Tribune,  Thursday November 12, 1936



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