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Funeral services for Jackie Walker were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 24, at Ricks-Bowers Funeral Home in Jewett. Brother Josh Gafford and Brother Robert McDougal officiated. Interment followed the services at Wilson Chapel Cemetery near Donie.

Visitation was held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday with the family present at the funeral home.

Mrs. Walker passed away on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, at Providence Health Center in Waco.

Jaqueline Evelyn Walker was born on Aug. 16, 1971, in Navasota to parents, Trinston and Evelyn Groschel Harris. She graduated from Navasota Class of 1968. Jackie married Lee W. Walker on June 2, 1979. She obtained a Mathematics degree from Sam Houston State University. Mrs. Walker taught for 44 years in Navasota, Houston, and 38 years for Leon ISD until retiring in 2016. She enjoyed painting, working outside, growing roses and planting trees, helping in the hayfield, and spending time with her grandchildren. Jackie also loved traveling and taking vacations. She was a Lutheran by faith and later attended Donie Methodist Church.

She is survived by her husband of more than 42 years, Lee W. Walker; her two children, Lee N. Walker and wife Julie, and Julie Walker Shiflett and husband Michael; eight grandchildren, Jason Shiflett, Addy Rich, Ellee Shiflett, Matthew Walker, Ryan Shiflett, Lane Walker, Levi Shiflett, and Abby Walker; her sister, Druanne Mills and husband Homer; her brother, Tim Harris and wife Kristen; nieces and nephews, T.J. Harris, Kenneth Mills, Brian Harris, Amanda Cook, and Nancy Harris; numerous other relatives and friends.

Mrs. Walker was preceded in death by her parents, Trinston Harris and Evelyn Harris; and Bubba Harris.

Please visit our website at www.bowersfuneralhome.net to sign the memorial guestbook or leave a message for the family.

Bowers Funeral Home

900 U.S. Hwy 84 West

Teague, Texas 75860


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