ABERDEEN –Evenlyn Walker Gates, 59, died Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, at her home in Aberdeen. She was born Oct. 13, 1954, to Chester Walker Jr. and Mary Lillie Blanchard Walker. She received her education from the Okolona and Aberdeen schools.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, at Charity Full Gospel Church in Aberdeen with Pastor Benny Coleman officiating. Burial will be in Okolona Cemetery. Williams Memorial is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include two daughters, Tounya Walker and Rhonda Chandler of Okolona; two sons, Tarvis D. Walker (Sybil) of Smith Station, Ala., and Terrance Walker of Okolona; two sisters, Glinda Walker of Aberdeen and Joann Young (Trent) of Alabama; one brother, Joe Walker of Aberdeen; and six grandchildren, Alexis, Jayelin, Kameron, Jeremiah, Kaelyn and Ricky.
Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.