Archive for January 29th, 2018

Nannie F. Walker

Monday, January 29th, 2018

Nannie “Nancy” Florence Walker went Home to be with the Lord on Monday, January 29, 2018. She was born on April 12, 1942 to the late Dabner and Lillie Mae (Duff) Ellington in Glasgow, KY. Nancy was a loving mother and grandmother who stood as surrogate mother and grandmother to many. She was a loving sister, aunt, cousin and friend to many. Nancy was preceded in death by children: Roger McDowell II and Sherri Bell; two brothers: EJ Ellington and Charles Ellington; and three sisters: Ola Mae Ellington, Mildred Williams and Margalene “Margie” Burton. Nancy leaves to cherish her memory her loving children: Vanessa Franklin (Sacramento, CA, Vincent Bell (Sacramento, CA), Vivian Bell (Oliverhurst, CA), Valentino Bell (Santa Maria, CA), Cassandra McDowell (David Sleet, Jr.)(Knoxville, TN), Roger McDowell III (Knoxville, TN), Carmelita “Eboni” Jenkins (Knoxville, TN); two sisters: Anna Lois Greer (Louisville, KY) and Hattie Jones (Edmonton, KY); 34 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. The family will receive friends on Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 5 PM to 5:30 PM in the William V. Powell, Jr. Memorial Chapel of Unity Mortuary, with the Celebration of Life Service to follow with Pastor Cynthia Russel officiating.