WALKER, CHARLES WHITING - Washington County, Arkansas | CHARLES WHITING WALKER - Arkansas Gravestone Photos

Charles Whiting WALKER

Walker-Sutton (Fayetteville) Cemetery
Washington County,

December 24, 1834 - January 7, 1924

Springdale News
Friday, January 11, 1924

WALKER, C.W. – C. W.(White) Walker, 88 years of age, died Monday evening at his home in Fayetteville. Deceased was born and reared in Fayetteville. He was a graduate of Princeton University, a Confederate soldier during the Civil War, and was a lawyer by profession. He has held a number of public positions, including terms in the General Assembly. Deceased is survived by the widow, three daughters and one brother. Funeral services were held at the Baptist Church, Fayetteville, Wednesday morning, deceased having been a deacon in that church for 50 years. Active pall bearers were H.A. Dinsmore, R.J. Wilson, H.L. Pearson, R.F. Coffey, Bert Lewis and W.S. Campbell. An informal guard of honor from the Confederate camp was also in attendance.

Fayetteville Daily Democrat
Tuesday, January 8, 1924

Charles Whiting Walker, aged 88 years, pioneer of Fayetteville, Confederate veteran, and one of this city’s oldest and most respected citizens died at his home Monday evening. Mr. Walker was born and reared in Fayetteville. He was a graduate of Princeton University, taking degrees in both law and literature, and he has practiced his legal profession almost continuously since the Civil War. He served throughout the war on the side of the grey and was a member of the local post United Confederate Veterans. His public life included several years in the Arkansas Assembly and several years as chief clerk to the State Auditor. For more than fifty years he has been a deacon of the First Baptist Church of Fayetteville. His funeral will be held Wednesday morning at 10 o’clock from the church. Surviving Mr. Walker are his wife, Mrs. Serena Walker, a brother, David Walker of Coal Hill; and three daughters, Mrs. G.A. Warren, Black Rock, Oklahoma; Mrs. Lou Wickersham, Oakland, California and Mrs. John N. Tillman, Pawhuska, Oklahoma. Vol Walker and Wythe Walker are nephews, Miss Sue H. Walker is a niece and Dr. Dave Walker of Little Rock is a nephew of the deceased. Practically all of the relatives, except the daughter in California will be here for the funeral. Active pall bearers will be Col. Hugh A. Dinsmore, R.J. Wilson, H.L. Pearson, F.T. Coffey, Bert Lewis and W.S. Campbell. There will be an informal guard of honor from the Confederate post.

*Obituary (Article)
Fayetteville Democrat
Saturday, August 12, 1876

(County Canvass held at Kenneth Head’s place in Brush Creek Township) C.W. Walker, Esq., next appeared and announced himself as a candidate for the Legislature, and then took up his fifteen minutes in giving a full history of the Holdford bond swindle. He expressed himself as decidedly in favor of wiping out all fraudulent debts against the State. His views, as expressed, are sound on all questions pertaining to the interests of the people.

*Obituary (Article)
Fayetteville Democrat
Thursday, January 10, 1907

C.W. Walker to be awarded the Southern Cross of Honor on January 19, 1907 by the Mildred Lee Chapter No. 98 of the U.D.C.

*Obituary (Article)
State of Arkansas Confederate Pension Archives

C.W. Walker filed Veteran Application #26362 with the Confederate Pension Board of Washington County for a Confederate pension, citing service with Company A, 34th Arkansas Infantry from 1861 thru 1865.

August 12, 1843 - January 19, 1932

Fayetteville Democrat
Tuesday, January 19, 1932

WALKER, Serena Jernigan - Mrs. C.W. Walker Dies Early Today - Wife of Pioneer Citizen Passes At The Home of Her Daughter - Mrs. C. White Walker, former resident of Fayetteville, died at Black Rock this morning at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Dr. and Mrs. G.A. Warren.

The body will be brought here arriving Wednesday at 12:20 and will be taken directly to the Walker cemetery east of town where services will be conducted by Rev. J.T. Gillespie. Pallbearers will be W.S. Campbell, W.E. Ivie, Homer Pearson, Henry Bossemeyer, Bert Lewis and Walter McWhorter.

Mrs. Walker was the wife of the late C. White Walker, who for many years practiced law here and was an active member of the First Baptist Church. Mrs. Walker, who before her marriage was Miss Serena Jernigan, was a sister of Mrs. Jo Davenport of Fayetteville, and an aunt by marriage of Miss Sue Walker, Attorney J.V. Walker and Dr. David Walker.

She leaves three daughters, Mrs. Warren; Mrs. John Tillman, Jr. of Pawhuska, Oklahoma and Mrs. Pool Wickersham of Berkeley, California and several grandchildren. She also has several relations here and in Benton County.

The Walkers were among the pioneers of Washington County,. Mr. and Mrs. Walker for many years owned the residence now occupied by Mr. and Mrs. Charles Appleby, and which during the Civil War was used as a hospital.

*Source: Sons of Confederate Veterans, Washington County, Arkansas 2009
Compiled by William W Degge

Contributed on 3/19/10 by judyfrog
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