Arnel Lee Walker
Posted By Sparta Live | February 3, 2011 12:00 am
Arnel Lee Walker, 76, of Smithville, passed away Jan. 31, 2011, at his residence.
Mr. Walker was born Nov. 4, 1934, in White County, to William Walker and Bessie Bumbalough Walker.
He was preceded in death by his father and brothers, Clayton Jones and James Keith Walker.
Survivors include his loving wife of 47 years, Nelda Walker of Smithville; sons, Forrest Walker and wife Diane, of Murfreesboro, Christopher Walker and wife Glenda, of Smyrna, Conrad Walker, of Smithville; mother, Bessie Bumbalough, of Sparta; brother, Prentice Walker, of Smyrna; sisters, Billie Jean Clouse and husband Richard, of Sparta, Judy Beach, of Smyrna, Sue Hassell and husband Jay, of LaVergne; grandchildren, Christy Woolbright, Kayla Walker, Jennifer Walker, Brandon Walker; great-grandchildren, Caylee Woolbright, Elijah Walker; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral service was 2 p.m., Feb. 2, 2011, at Thurman Funeral Home, with burial in Big Springs Cemetery. Bro. Jerry Pullum officiated.
Thurman Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.