Oliver Walker

Published 12:00 am Monday, July 19, 2004

Oliver “Teetie” Walker died Saturday, July 17, 2004, at his home. He was 70.

Born in Warren County, Mr. Walker was a member of Travelers Rest M.B. Church. He was a retired heavy-equipment operator at Anderson Tully.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Columbus and Berta Walker; a son, Columbus “Van” Walker; a daughter, Windolyn Evette Walker; two brothers, George Walker Sr. and Tom Walker; and two sisters, Joanna Tribble and Truvirl Hall.

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Survivors include his wife, Gracie Walker of Vicksburg; five sons, Oliver Walker Jr., Elvis Walker, Hal Walker, Ricky Johnson and Cedric Johnson, all of Vicksburg; a daughter, Gloria McGowan of Aurora, Ill.; two sisters, Ledora Steele of Vicksburg and Betty Harden of Greenville; 15 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and other relatives.

Robbins Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

July 18, 2004

Doris S. Arneson

TALLULAH Doris S. Arneson died Saturday, July 17, 2004, at the Olive Branch Senior Care Center. She was 85.

Mrs. Arneson was born in Devil’s Lake, N.D. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, Order of the Eastern Star, Daughters of the American Revolution, Madison Parish Homemakers Council, Tallulah Book Club and the Canasta Club.

She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Charles Arneson; two sons, Robert L. Arneson and Charles “Gary Arneson, both of Tallulah; and four granddaughters, Leigh Arneson of Shreveport, Traci Arneson of Baton Rouge, Vicki Arneson of Panama City, Fla., and Jinny Arneson of Reno, Nev.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Olive Branch Senior Care Center with the Revs. Ferre D’Cruz and Paul Sabin officiating.

Visitation will be from 4 until 6 this evening at Olive Branch under the direction of Crothers-Glenwood Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church or St. Edward’s Catholic Church.

Dorothy Candace Perritt

NEWELLTON Dorothy Candace Perritt died Friday, July 16, 2004, at Tensas Nursing Home in Newellton. She was 94.

Mrs. Perritt was a homemaker and a member of the Order of Eastern Star and First Baptist Church of Newellton.

She is survived by a number of nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at First Baptist Church with the Revs. J Fulton McGraw and Todd Sumrall officiating. Burial will follow at Legion Cemetery under the direction of Crothers-Glenwood Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. Monday until the service at the church.