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Mr. Joe Earl Walker, 57, of Jackson, Mississippi passed away on Monday, June 11, 2018 at St. Dominic's Hospital, Jackson, Mississippi.  He is the son of the late W. L. Walker and Mrs. Thelma Walker.  He is s a member of New Birth Fellowship M. B. Church, Ridgeland, Mississippi where he served on the Deacon Board, Male Choir, Sanctuary Choir and was a Brotherhood Minister. 

He was a welder with Airport Road Industry.  He loved playing softball, fellowship with family and attending his son's basketball games.

Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, June 16, 2018 at North Silver Creek M. B. Church, New Hebron, Mississippi at 1pm.  Interment will be in the church cemetery.

He is survived by: wife, Angela Walker of Jackson, MS; mother, Thelma Walker of New Hebron, MS; sons, Joe Walker, Jr. and Christopher Walker both of Orlando, FL, Jaylan Walker of Starkville, MS, Tye Gholar of Jackson, MS and Mario Rice of Collins, MS; daughter, Jalesa Rice of Jackson, MS; brothers, Tommy Walker, and Frenchie Walker both of Prentiss, MS; Central Walker and Robert Walker both of St. Louis, MO; Michael Walker of Jackson, MS; Johnnie Walker of Richmond, VA; Charles Walker of Terry, MS and Darryl Weathersby of Byram, MS; sisters, Eva Walker of Kansas City, MO and Mary Goodloe of Jackson, MS; grandchildren: 6

Visitation will be Friday, June 15, 2018 at Johnson Funeral Home, 1-6pm; family hour: 6-8pm. Saturday at the church, 12noon-1pm.     

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  • Wednesday, June 13, 2018
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Johnson Funeral Home
  • Wednesday, June 13, 2018
    I am so sorry to learn of Joe's passing. I am praying for all of you that you find peace and comfort in your memories of him. Remember, LOVE never dies.
    ~ Brenda Harper   Prentiss, MS
  • Thursday, June 14, 2018
    May care and love of those around you provide comfort and peace to get you through the days ahead. Our most sincere condolences.
    ~ David Hibbler & Marlon Wilson   Tampa, FL
  • Friday, June 15, 2018
    A person that departs from this earth never truly leaves, for they are still alive in our hearts, and through our memories, they live on. My condolences to the Walker family.
    ~ Faith "Cookie" Perry and Family   Pensacola, FL
  • Wednesday, June 13, 2018
    I am very sorry for your loss. May God bless and strengthen you and your family during this time of transition.
    ~ Dimple Johnson-Moreland   Prentiss, MS
  • Wednesday, June 13, 2018
    SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS
    ~ Ruth Williams   prentiss, MS
  • Thursday, June 14, 2018
    Rest In Peace Classmate Class of ‘78
    ~ David Magee   Amsterdam, Netherlands, MS
  • Thursday, June 14, 2018
    To Live is Christ and to die is gain. Peace, Love and Blessings to the Walker Family.
    ~ AG & Vernell Magee & Family   Prentiss, MS
  • Thursday, June 14, 2018
    We are praying for the Walker family in their time of bereavement.
    ~ Charley and Alberta Butler   Hattiesburg, MS
  • Sunday, June 17, 2018
    Charles and family, I could not possibly understand what you are feeling, just know you have my deepest sympathy. I hope the great memories(I'm sure there are many) you have of Joe will give you some comfort. Great guy he was and he will be missed. RIP Joe and thanks for the memories
    ~ Brenda Stringfellow-Williams and Family   Clinton, MS
  • Wednesday, June 20, 2018
    Our warmest sympathies goes to you and yours in these difficult moments. May you find strength from the words of 2 Corinthians 1:3, 4 3 Praised be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of tender mercies and the God of all comfort, 4 who comforts us in all our trials so that we may be able to comfort others in any sort of trial with the comfort that we receive from God. What a loving God who cares about each one of us. He didn't intend for us to grow old and die. He thus has made the SURE promise of a resurrection right here on earth when it is restored to a beautiful paradise (Psalms 37:9-11, 29; Acts 24:15; Isaiah 55;11). Can you see yourself welcoming back to life your loved ones? What a joy it will bring all of us. You can go online to JW.ORG and find out more about this resurrection.
    ~ R&R Lopez