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Blanche White Walker, 88, of Louisville returned to her Heavenly Father Thursday, March 1, 2012.
Mrs. Walker was born April 23, 1923 in Edmonson County, KY to the late William Edward and Maggie Elizabeth Ray White and was a member of Zion United Baptist Church. Among those who preceded her in death include, her husband, David Montgomery Walker; parents; two brothers and four sisters.(That is Aunt Blanche in red with her sister, my mom, in purple.) She leaves to cherish her memory, her daughters, Martha Ward (Riley) and Mary Lou Sturgeon (Paul); grandchildren, B. Rex Hill, S. Casey, Hannah and Sarah Sturgeon; great grandchildren, Macy and Miles Hill; sister, Frances Lashley and a host of other family and friends. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday at Zion United Baptist Church, 7436 Ralston Ave., Louisville, KY 40258, with burial in the Lone Hill Cemetery. Friends may pay their respects on Sunday from 2-8 p.m. and again on Monday from 9-10:15 a.m. at Schoppenhorst Underwood and Brooks Funeral Home (Preston Highway at Brooks Road).  Expressions of sympathy may be made to Alzheimer’s Foundation.


Dr. Sheila Embry is a govie, author, pracademician, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend who loves to read, write, think, and laugh. Many of her blog postings are summaries or excerpts of books that she read and wants to share to encourage others. An author with more than 25 years experience within the legislative and executive branches of the U. S. federal government holding 3 accredited degrees: Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership, Master of Arts in Human Resources Development, and Baccalaureate of Business Administration, she believes in continuing learning both on and off the job. She has been recognized with multiple professional and writing awards for her peer-reviewed, publications. Click the bibliography page above for a listing of all the publications.

One thought on “SAIL ON AUNT BLANCHE ~ 2012-0303

  1. Sorry for the loss of a great Christian witness and loved Aunt of Jeannie, and Sheila. Rejoicing in the reunion of her loved ones including Jesus as she lives on in complete joy. In His Grace,
    Laquita Havens, cousin to Jeannie and Sheila through Uncle Eddie.

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