Lucille Isabell Walker, 95, of Pleasant Hill, Missouri, was born Wednesday, March 4, 1914 in Greenwood, Missouri, the daughter of Leroy Polk and Nora (Gosney) Arnett. She departed this life at 11:30 p.m. on Friday, August 28, 2009 at the Jefferson Health Care Center, in Lee's Summit, Missouri.
On December 21, 1935, Lucille was united in marriage to Mark Elis Walker in Hickman Mills, Missouri. He preceded her in death on October 2, 1974.
Lucille was a homemaker. She was a Past Worthy Matron of Ivy Leaf Chapter #215 in Pleasant Hill, where she also served as the secretary for 15 years; she also served as the District Deputy Grand Matron and the Grand Representative to Delaware. She was active in several other organizations including the Pleasant Hill Lioness Club, Rebekah Lodge, the Local 4-H, the "ORE" Club and the Friendly Homemakers Club. She was also a faithful member of the Pleasant Hill First Christian Church
Her hobbies included sewing, crocheting, counter-cross stitching, quilting and reading.
Besides her parents and her husband Mark, she was preceded in death by 2 brothers Roy Arnett and Ralph Arnett; and 3 sisters Rita Dunn, Irma Lee Ervin and Belle Mae Bean.
She is survived by her son James W. Walker and his wife Connie of St. Charles, Missouri; her daughter Carol S. Blake and her husband James of Angleton, Texas; 5 grandchildren Lisa Walker, Jeffrey (and Alisha) Walker, Aaron (and Michelle) Blake, Brian (and Lisa) Blake Suzanne (and William) Russell; 7 Great Grandchildren Noah, Erica, Hayley, Amber, Kaitlyn, Addison, and Kimberly; other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held Tuesday September 1, 2009, at the Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home in Pleasant Hill. Reverend D. Kent Deubner, minister of the Pleasant Hill First Christian Church officiated. Interment was in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Casket bearers were Ed Arnett, Mark Arnett, Bob Bauer, Eric Ervin, Dave JoRay, and Mike McClellan.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the First Christian Church Memorial Fund and may be sent in care of the funeral home.