Sandra Sue Walker, age 66, of LaBelle, Missouri, died Tuesday, October 6, 2009, at the Country Aire Retirement Estates in Lewistown, Missouri.
She was born March 10, 1943, at Fairmount in Clark County, Missouri, the daughter of Burley and Emma Lanz Hustead.
She was united in marriage to Larry Walker and to this union two children were born, Lee Thomas Walker of Columbia, Missouri and Bobbi Lynn Walker Muff of Harrisonville, Missouri. Also surviving are two grandchildren, Tyler and Traci Hawkins, one brother Elza Dale Hustead of Colony, Missouri, four sisters, Carmen Kessler and husband Ralph of LaBelle, Missouri, Anna Mae Hudson and husband Paul of LaBelle, Missouri, Bonnie Forsythe of Richland, Washington, and Shirley Wheeler and husband Larry of Arlington, Texas, and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Wilda Hudson and five brothers, Vernon, Orval, Earl, Larry and Harry Hustead.
Mrs. Walker graduated from Knox City High School in 1960. She was employed as a CNA at LaBelle Manor Care Center, Knox County Nursing Home and at Marceline, Missouri. She resided most of her life in the Knox City and LaBelle area. She was a huge Elvis Pressley fan and also a fan of the St. Louis Cardinals. She enjoyed working on family history and spending time with family and friends.
Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Friday, October 9, 2009, at the Coder Funeral Chapel in LaBelle, Missouri. Pastor Joe Jorgensen officiated the services.
Music was a recorded selection “In the Garden” by Elvis Presley. Burial was in the Harmony Grove Cemetery north of Colony, Missouri.
Casket bearers were nephews, Kelly Kessler, Tracy Kessler, Terry Kessler, Ethan Hustead, Travis Hustead, Andy Hudson, Tony Hudson and Kim Hudson.
Visitation was Thursday, October 8, 2009, after 4 p.m. with the family receiving friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Coder Funeral Chapel in LaBelle, Missouri.
Memorials in memory of Sandra Sue Walker may be made to Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. Memorials may be left at or mailed to Coder Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 151, LaBelle, Missouri, 63447.