Funeral services for Lois Marie Byars Walker, age 68, of Garland and formerly of Hopkins County, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, May 1, 2009, at Tapp Funeral Home Chapel. Dr. Jimmy Henry will officiate.
Burial will follow services in the Greenwood Cemetery with Matthew Peyton, Chris Byars, Jason Tully, James Griner, Johnny Walker and Charlie Walker serving as pallbearers.
Visitation will be from 6-7 p.m. Thursday evening at the funeral home.
Mrs. Walker passed away Monday, April 27, 2009 at Doctor's Hospital in Dallas. She was born May 5, 1940, the daughter of Bill E. Byars and Dealie Purdy Byars. She married Leaford Walker on November 18, 1954. He survives.
Mrs. Walker was a homemaker and owner operator of a beauty shop for many years. She was a member of Caney Baptist Church.
Other survivors include - Children ...
....Roy Lee Walker and wife Brenda of Richardson
....David Earl Walker and wife Patsy of Fairfield
...Donna Cantreena Feagin and husband Ernest of Garland
....Ronnie Dean Walker of Springfield, VA
...Earnest Byers and wife Neva of Winnsboro
....Stella Chase and husband Clarence of Dallas
....Lawrence Byars and wife Judy of Canton
....James Byars of Winnsboro
....Clayton Johnston, Ashley Walker, Amber Walker, Brady Walker and James Compton w/wife Kim.
A Great-grandchild, Triston Compton.
Many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, sisters - Billie Byars and Dorothy Byars, brothers - R.A. Byars, Clyde Byars, and Arthur Byars.
**Aunt Lois - I love you. You never treated me like I was "married into the family" - you treated me like family! For that, I will always and forever appreciate you! Thank you! I love you!