Thursday, June 1, 2017

Walker Family Buried In Green's Chapel Cemetery

Gladys Walker 1908 - 1941 
H. Edgar Walker  1866 - 1940 
Fannie C. Walker  1867 - 1946

Buried in Green's Chapel Cemetery, Bells Mines Road, Crittenden County. Tombstone photographed 9 March 2017.

Hugh Edgar Walker was born 26 May 1866 in Crittenden County and died 31 December 1940.[1] His first wife was Wilmoth (last name unknown) and they were living in Stoddard County, Missouri in 1890.[2] On 9 February 1895, Hugh E. Walker married Miss Fannie C. Towery at the Methodist Church at Shady Grove, Caldwell County, Kentucky. [3]

Gladys Walker, daughter of Hugh Edgar and Fannie C. Walker, was born 11 November 1908 Kentucky and died at a hospital in Henderson, Kentucky 18 March 1941.[4] According to her obituary,[5] she attended Murray State Teachers College and, following completion, was a teacher for the next 14 years. She was a member of Bells Mines Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

Fannie C. Towery was the daughter of Ned Towery and Bettie Woods, both born in Kentucky. She was born 7 November 1868 and died 12 January 1946.[6]

[1] Kentucky Delayed Death Certificate #4135 for Hugh Edgar Walker,, accessed 14 March 2016.
[2] Crittenden County Deed Book Y:350, 27 September 1890, heirs of Hugh M. Walker, including H.E. Walker of Stoddard County, Missouri, sold land in Crittenden County.
[3] Brenda Joyce Jerome. Crittenden County, Kentucky Marriages 1887-1899 Vol. III, (Evansville, IN: Evansville Bindery, 1998), 90.
[4] Kentucky Death Certificate #7259,, accessed 14 March 2016.
[5] "Gladys Walker Rites Yesterday at Greens Chapel," Crittenden Press, 21 March 1941.
[6] Kentucky Death Certificate #572,, accessed 14 March 2016.

Published 1 June 2017, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog,

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