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Trudy Elizabeth Walker


Last updated 4/29/2012 at Noon

Trudy Elizabeth Walker, 91, of Orange passed away Saturday, April 28, at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont.

Funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday, April 30, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Keith Meyer, pastor of Old First Orange Baptist Church. Burial to follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City.

Visitation will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sunday, April 29, at the funeral home in Orange.

Born in Orange on January 28, 1921, Trudy was the daughter of Virgil P. Walker and Bell (Stanton) Walker. She served in the U.S. Army W.A.C., was a lifelong member of Old First Orange Baptist Church and co-taught the Ruth Sunday School class. She worked for Southwestern Bell for 33 years and was a member of the Vidor Azalea Garden Club. Trudy enjoyed fishing, camping, crocheting, embroidery, and porcelain painting. Trudy loved to take care of others, her church family, and especially enjoyed gathering with friends and family.

Preceded in death by her parents, Trudy is survived by her sister and brother-in-law, Joyce and John Holcomb; niece, Bell Jackson and husband, Dennis; nephew, Jeff Holcomb and wife, Sarah; five great-nieces and nephews, Wesley Troxell, Katie Devine, Priscilla Jackson, Nicole Kendrick, Natalie Holcomb, and respective spouses; great great-nephews, Caleb Remedies, Conner Kendrick, and one on the way; and great great-niece, Katelyn Devine.

Serving as Pallbearers were Wesley Troxell, Jeff Holcomb, John Holcomb, Ron Burton, Dennis Jackson and Billy Plasket.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Old First Orange Baptist Church, 7925 I-10 East, Orange, Texas 77630-8365.


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