Syble Perkins Walker


Syble Perkins Walker

Funeral services for Syble Perkins Walker, 63, of Huntington will be held Wednesday, June 4, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. in the Carroway-Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Lufkin with Reverend Thomas Windham and Reverend Jesse Brecheen officiating. Interment will follow in the Ben F. Walker Cemetery.

Mrs. Walker was born July 18, 1944 in Angelina County, Texas to the late Nellie (Haskins) and Charlie Perkins, and died Sunday, June 1, 2008 at her residence.

Mrs. Walker had resided in Huntington most of her life. She was a 1962 graduate of Zavalla High School and retired from the Four Way Water Supply Corp., where she was the Office Manager. Mrs. Walker was an avid bowler. She bowled on the Tuesday Night Ladies Bowling League for many years, and attended 21 State Championship Tournaments. Mrs. Walker also enjoyed quilting, singing, fishing and hunting, and was a member of the Lala Hill Baptist Church. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend.

Survivors include her husband of 47 years, Ernest Wayne Walker of Huntington; daughters and sons-in-law, Shea and Rodger Ellington of Zavalla and Terri and Roger Self of Lufkin; daughter, Gina Renfro of Huntington; son and daughter-in-law, Tony and Leslie Walker of Angleton; grandchildren, Heath Yount, Brittany Ellington, Dakota Renfro, Colby Renfro, Anthony Walker, Ryan Self and Riley Self; great-grandchildren, Hayden Yount and Brooklyn Yount; sisters and brothers-in-law, Flora Nell and Brady Durham of Colmesneil and Wanda and Chuck Hebert of Homer, Louisiana; sister, Charlcie Crawford of Zavalla; brother and sister-in-law, Bill and Frances Perkins of Plano; sisters-in-law, Barbara Perkins and Sybil Perkins; and numerous nieces, nephews and special friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, John Lewis Perkins and R.V. Perkins.

Pallbearers will be Heath Yount, Dakota Renfro, Anthony Walker, Rory Perkins, Jim Perkins, Lloyd Durham and Danny Perkins.

Honorary pallbearers will be Ryan Self, Riley Self, Colby Renfro and Brittany Ellington.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice in the Pines, 116 South Raguet Street, Lufkin, Texas 75904.

The family will welcome friends and loved ones from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday evening at the funeral home.

Carroway-Claybar Funeral Home, Lufkin, directors.