Memorial services for Deborah “Deb” Walker, 76, will be held at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at Ninth Street Baptist Church. She passed away Thursday, July 7, 2016 peacefully at her home. Deborah was born February 25, 1940 in Chicago, IL the daughter of Clifton Robert and Ethel Vida (Vann) Berry.
She married Lester Walker March 1, 1962 in Lawrence. He survives of the home. Other survivors include her two sons, Steven and Kevin Walker; one grandson, Branden (Jasmine) Walker, two great grandchildren Elijah and Jazlynn; and one sister, Rita Bradley, all of Lawrence. Her maternal grandmother Mattie Vann who is also deceased raised Deborah.
Deborah attended Secretarial College in Topeka, Kansas where she received her associates degree. Deborah was employed as an Executive Secretary to several Chancellors for the University of Kansas; from which she retired in 1998. She was a dedicated and true loyal fan of the Kansas Jayhawks.
She was a loyal wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother that always put family first.
She leaves to cherish many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
She may be gone in body, but definitely not forgotten by many.
In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the Kidney Foundation in Deborah’s name and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.