Jewel Walker

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Jewel Francis Walker, age 92 of Green Forest, AR passed away on Saturday, March 14, 2020. He was born July 7, 1927 in Sedan, KS son of Jesse and Lois (Keithley) Walker. On June 22, 1945 he married the love of his life, Daisy Snow Buell. Daisy and Jewel were blessed with 6 children, 1 son and 5 daughters.

Jewel was a good Christian man who enjoyed spending time with his family and his many friends. After retiring his hobby of woodworking and building crafts gave pleasure to many family members. He was very creative and an excellent carpenter. He had a long life of hard work as a farmer, milk hauler, worked at Kraft in Berryville, raised turkeys and then started pipelining at the age of 40. He enjoyed the work, the traveling and the many good friends he made.

Survivors include daughters, Freda (Earl) Jobe of Berryville, Frances (Frank) Koester of Dieterich, IL, Judy (Dennis) Smith of Elgin, OR, daughter-in-law Georgia Walker of Berryville, 1 sister, Katherine Wise of Fort Smith, AR. He had 20 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren and 36 great-great-grandchildren.

Jewel was preceded in death by his wife, Daisy Walker, children Jim Walker of Berryville, Kay Snodgrass of Green Forest and Cheryl Green of Berryville, 5 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild, his parents and 4 sisters.

Celebration Of Life will be 2:00 PM Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at Smith Family Funeral Home in Green Forest with Pastor Freddie Blevins officiating. Interment will be Yocum Cemetery. Visitation will be 1:00-2:00 PM Wednesday March 18th before the service begins.

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