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Sherri's Family Website contains Stovall Family Scrapbooks with historical photos, documents  and other artifacts together with 2 Stovall genealogy databases that continue to grow with contributions of information and media items from family members.  Donald E. Bishop's Stovall database is hosted there. 

Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" Stovall Walker

1877 - 1951    

Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" Stovall, daughter of George Samuel Stovall and Sarah "Sally" Maddox Pyburn, was born May 24, 1877.  She married William Thomas Walker, son of Thomas Franklin Walker and Rebecca Reed, on July 19, 1896.  Although her nickname was "Lizzie', her immediate family called her "Sister" .  She died December 23, 1951.

Lizzie and William had the following eleven children:

Charles Elmer Walker was born August 5, 1897; married Linnye Aline Alford on June 6, 1923 and died September 1, 1941.

Pyburn Elton Walker (WWII Vet) was born September 8, 1899; married Ethel Madeline Wilson on February 6, 1943 and died April 12, 1987.

Coach Edgar Lee "Ed" Walker was born March 25 1901; married Georgia Belle Maxwell on March 24, 1934 and died June 16, 1972 in Madison Co., MS

Vester Walker was born in 1902 and died in 1906.

Gladys Oneta Walker was born February 4, 1904 and died May 18, 1963.

William Elmo Walker was born October 26, 1905; married Melva Agnes Newton  on November 28, 1928 and died December 31, 1956.

L Z Walker was born on Jun 14, 1907; married Lucille Berry Madden on March 21, 1940 and died May 2, 1993.

Grace Mae Walker was born January 15, 1909 and died October 15, 1991.

Edwin Olen Walker was born November 11, 1911; married Delphine Jane Durkin on June 4, 1938 and died in September of 1978.

Dr. George Thomas Walker, Sr. was born March 2, 1913 and married Mary Ellen Neal on May 28, 1938.

William Stewart Walker (WWII Vet) was born October 6, 1914; married Mary Elizabeth Abel on September 1, 1940 and died February 6, 1999.

William Thomas Walker & Mary Elizabeth Stovall Walker Family

Kneeling 1st row: Grace, Linnye (wife of Charles), Charles, Edgar, Gladys
2nd row: George Thomas, Owen behind him, Pyburn, Papa, Mamma, Elmo, Stewart , LZ behind Stewart

Lizzie's Obituaries

From: December 27, 1951 Winn Parish Enterprise

Mrs. W. T. Walker Of Wyatt Died Sunday Dec. 23

Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth Stovall Walker, 75, of Route 1, Wyatt, who died Sunday, Dec. 23, were held Monday, with burial in the Transport Cemetery.

Rev. W. D. McDaniel of Winnfield and Rev. G. A. Morgan of Hodge were in charge of the services.

Pallbearers were Mose Moffett, Haron Walker, Luther Walker, John Stovall, Roy Stewart, Osler Douglas, and W. H. Stovall.

Mrs. Walker is survived by her husband, W. T. Walker; seven sons, Pyburn of Hodge, Edgar of Jackson, Miss., Elmo of Amite, Olan of Philadelphia, Pa., George Thomas of Natchitoches, Lt. Col. Stewart Walker of Vienna, Austria, and L. Z. of Arcadia; two daughters, Miss Gladys Walker of Wyatt, a teacher in the Dodson school, and Miss Grace Walker of Marietta, Ga.; three sisters, Mrs. Willie Dickerson, Chatham, Mrs. J. R. Southard, Boulder City, Nevada, and Mrs. Mae Douglas, DeQuincy, La.; one brother, D. M. Stovall, Shreveport.

From: December 28, 1951 Winn Parish Enterprise or Winnfield News-American

Mrs. W. T. Walker Of Wyatt Dies In Ruston Hospital

Funeral services were held at the Walker Baptist Church Monday for Mrs. W. T. Walker, 75, of Wyatt, Route 1, who died in a Ruston hospital Sunday, Dec. 23, 1951, after an illness of several years. Rites were conducted by the Rev. D. W. McDaniel ofWinnfield and the Rev. G. A. Morgan of Hodge, and interment was in the Transport Cemetery under direction of Edmonds Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Luther Walker, Moze Moffett, Haron Walker, Roy Stewart, W. H. Stovall, Maurice Chapel, John Stovall, and Osler Douglas, all nephews of the deceased.

Survivors include her husband; seven sons, Pyburn Walker of Hodge, Edgar L. of Camden, Miss., Elmo of Amite, La., Olen of Philadelphia, Penn., George T. of Natchez, Miss., Stewart with the Army in Vienna, Austria, and L. Z., of Arcadia; two daughters, Grace of Marietta, Ga. and Gladys of Wyatt; three sisters, Mrs. R. H. Dickerson of Chatham, Mrs. Ray R. Southard of Houston, Texas, and Mrs. May Douglas of DeQuincy, and a brother, D. M. Stovall of Shreveport.

Mrs. Walker was born in Jackson Parish and was married in 1896. With her husband she lived in the same house for 55 years.

Pictures contributed by Ellen Walker Stephenson, Many Thanks to the Walker family.