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WALKER, Merrell Francelle McGregory (Garrett)

Monday, September 6, 2004

Graveside service for Merrell Francelle Garrett McGregory Walker, 83, of Bowie, was to be Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2004, at 1:30 p.m. at Brushy Cemetery in Bowie, Texas. Marsha Engle-Middleton and Howard Walker were to officiate. Visitation was to be Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Fry Funeral Home in Bowie.


Walker died Monday, Sept. 6, 2004, in Bowie, Texas.


Born Jan. 29, 1921, in Hickory, Okla., to Roy and Teenie Garrett, she retired as a musician and a bookkeeper. She graduated from Hollis High School in Hollis, Okla., and attended Oklahoma College for Women and Midwestern University. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Bowie.


She was preceded in death by two husbands, Leon F. McGregory and the Rev. Jerry G. Walker.


She is survived by a son, Ronald L. McGregory of Newark and a granddaughter, Kristen Francelle McGregory of Euless.


The family requests memorials be made to the Alzheimer s of Greater Wichita Falls Chapter, 801 Burnet St., Wichita Falls, Texas 76301 or First Presbyterian Church, 300 W. Nelson St., Bowie, Texas 76230.