Mrs. Alice M. Walker passed away Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014 in Apalachicola.
She was born in Apalachicola on Feb. 21, 1924 to the now late John T. and Evanna McIntosh, lifelong residents of Franklin County. For many years she made her living in the seafood industry by picking crabs.
Sister Walker joined Friendship Missionary Baptist Church and embraced the Christian faith. She accepted the Lord as her personal savior. She was a dedicated servant and demonstrated her love for the Lord, and loved her church family and many friends. She enjoyed a happy life; her sense of humor, warm smile, and generous nature touched the lives of many friends and relatives.
She leaves to cherish her memories a loving and dedicated grandson, Edgar S. Edwards, of Los Angeles, Calif.; her son-in-law Adolph Edwards; three nieces Monica D. Higgins, of Los Angeles, Calif., Tina Griffin, of Jacksonville, and Shirley Goldstein, of Los Angeles, Calif.; two nephews, Charles McIntosh, of Apalachicola, and Larsen Griffin, of Miami; special cousin, Bobby C. Martin, of Apalachicola, Anna Barnes, of Thomasville, Ga., Catherine Gatlin, of Thomasville, Ga., Nathaniel Barnes, of Thomasville, Ga., George McDaniels, of New Jersey, and Thomas and Doris Fain, of Richmond, Va.; four goddaughters Tamara E. Harris, Michele Myers, Carolyn Williams, and Vanessa Green; special friend Emma Daniels, Annette Fagan, Kelli Sullivan, Betty Stephens, Essie M. Woodyard, Penny Cates, Fred Brown, Betty Prince, the Simmons family, and Teresa A. Martin; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Alice M. Walker will proceed in glory along with her husband, Willie Walker, daughter Emma J. Edwards, and brother Joseph E. McIntosh.
Going Home services were held Wednesday, Feb. 19 at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, with Pastor James Williams officiating. Interment followed in Magnolia Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Charles McIntosh, Fred Brown, Bernard Simmons, Bobby Clay Martin, Henry Brown, Jr., Deacon Clarence Williams Jr. and Larsen Griffin. Honorary pallbearers were Deacon Clarence Williams, Deacon Noah Lockley and Brother Al Daniels.