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Eveline Barnes Walker / May 08, 2018

Eveline Barnes Walker, 66, of Chase City died Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at her residence. Ms. Walker was born in South Hill on Fe. 19, 1952 to the late William Edward and Luegene Osborne Barnes. She attended the schools of Mecklenburg County and was a member of Rocky Mount Baptist Church. Ms. Walker was a former employee of Uppy’s Convenience Stores.

She leave to cherish her memories her husband, Russell Walker Jr. of Chase City; three sons, Raymond G. Barnes, Russell Harvey Walker III and Alexander Walker all of Chase City; two daughters, Carsandra Barnes and Kimly Walker both of Richmond; 17 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Helen Funnye of East Orange, N.J., and Shirley Barnes of Chase City; a brother, William H. Barnes of Chase City, and a vast number of other loving relatives and caring friends.

In addition to her parents, Ms. Walker was preceded in death by a daughter, Dorothy D. Barnes; sisters, Barbara Barnes, Lucille Puryear and Julie Barnes; brothers, Joe B. Barnes and Theodore S. Barnes.

A funeral was held Monday, May 7, at the chapel of Giles-Harris Funeral Home, Chase City with Dr. Roxanne L. Barnes delivering the eulogy. Interment was private.

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Arrangements are by Giles-Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Chase City.

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