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Edmund Byne Walker, member of a pioneer Morgan County family, passed away at his home in Atlanta on January 1 at the age of 66. Mr. Walker was born in Morgan County, the son of Pierre G. and Bessie Robertson Walker. He was educated in the schools of the county and later was graduated from the University of Georgia where he was a member of the Kappa Alpha Fraternity. He was a Baptist and a Mason.

Funeral services were held Monday, Jan. 4th at 11 o'clock in Hemperley's Chapel with Rev. J. P. Sheffield, pastor of the First Baptist Church, officiating. Internment was in the City Cemetery with W.C. Hemperley in charge.

Miss Rena Prior, organist, played softly, "Abide With Me." Pallbearers were Grady Atkinson, F.C. Newton, Roy Flynt, H.H. Huckeby, L.D. Wallace, E.G. Atkinson, Evan Walker and N.H. Hunter. 

Mr. Walker is survived by one daughter, Mrs. John Goddard of Griffin, a brother, Pierre Walker, Hamilton, Georgia, a sister, Mrs. Ely R. Calloway of LaGrange, and two grandchildren.

The News extends to Mr. Walker's family their sincere sympathies.

From: The Morgan County News January 8, 1954

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