New Mexico WALKER Obituaries

Meridith Edgar Walker 1916-1995

Las Cruces, NM

Meridith Edgar Walker, 79, of Las Cruces, NM passed away on Thursday, March 30, 1995 at Las Cruces Nursing Center.

Mr. WALKER was born in Harrison County, TX on January 16, 1916 to his parents Alton Edgar WALKER and Mary Eula (WATSON) WALKER. He was a farmer in the Mesilla Valley for over sixty-five years doing custom farm work. He also farmed in Animas for ten years and was a member of the Assembly of God Church.

Mr. WALKER is survived by his wife, Hazel, of the family home; his children, Gale WALKER, of Las Cruces and Nancy FINLEY, of Pinos Altos, NM; his grandchildren, Devonis FINLEY, Shevone JENKINS and Darell WALKER; three great grandchildren; and his sister Pearl MEDLIN of Modesto, CA.

Visitation is at Graham Mortuary, Graveside services will be Saturday, April 1, 1995 at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, with Pastor Willis DEERMAN officiating.

Original Source: SUN-NEWS, Las Cruces, New Mexico, Friday, March 31, 1995, page A-8. Submitted by: George A. INGRAM, 17690 Highland Drive, McKenzie, TN 38201 FEB 1999.

Corrected on 29 Apr 2017 by Bea Lytle Kuckens: the original obit listed this person as Bill WALKER.

Gale Davis Walker

Beloved husband, father, brother, grandfather, Gale Davis Walker age 75, went to be with our Lord and Savior on December 17, 2009.

His parents, Meredith Edgar and Hazel Ila Walker preceded Gale in death.

Gale was a long time resident of Las Cruces and a devoted member of First Assembly of God Church on Bataan Blvd. He retired from The City of Las Cruces with 26 years of service on September 28 1990.

Gale is survived by his wife of 29 years, Linda D Walker, son Darrell Walker, of Las Cruces NM; step-daughter Lisa Utz of Oklahoma City OK; sister, Nancy Ann Finley (David); of Silver City NM; and grandchildren, Justin Davis Walker and Taylor Lenai Walker, of Las Cruces NM; niece Shevone Jenkins (Brandy, Clint) and niece Devonis Finley.

Visitation will be held at La Paz-Graham's Funeral Home, 555 W. Amador Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88005 on Tuesday December 22, 2009 from 5:00 pm-7:00pm. Funeral Services will held at La Paz-Graham's Funeral Home on Wednesday December 23, 2009 at 11:00 am with interment directly following at Hillcrest Memorial Garden's Cemetery, 5140 W. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces NM, 88007.

Pastor David Vistine will preside at the service at La Paz-Graham's as well as the brief graveside service at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens Cemetery. To send condolences go to

Pallbearers will be Franklin King, Robert Waller, Roy Milligan, Gene Waggoner, Glen Wilkins and Bob Duffy.

Submitted by Bea Lytle Kuckens. Published in Las Cruces Sun-News on Dec. 21, 2009.


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