Miriam Jernigan Walker

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Miriam Jernigan Walker
AIKEN, SC - Miriam
Jernigan Walker, 93, of Aiken passed away Friday, March 06, 2015, at Aiken Regional Medical Center.
She was the wife of the late J. Oscar Walker. Mrs. Walker was the daughter of the late Jeff S. and Geneva Jernigan. Miriam loved her church, Couchton Baptist Church, of which she was a charter member. She was a 3rd and 4th grade Sunday School teacher for over 35 years. She was affectionately known by her students as "Sergeant." She also taught GA's for many years. Miriam loved to play the piano, which she played by ear. She was a member of the Aiken chapter of the Eastern Star. She will be missed by her family, friends and her church family to whom she was known as "Granny."
Mrs. Walker is survived by her children: Jimmy (Christine) Walker of Aiken, Jerry (Jackie) Walker of Beech Island and Donna (Richard) Johnston of Aiken and by one sister, Myrtis J. Miller. She was preceded in death by two sons: John and Vestos Walker, a twin sister Margaret L. Jernigan, a brother Jeff S. Jernigan, Jr. and a sister, Virginia J. Bishop. She is also survived by her grandchildren: Kim (Jackie) Jones, Jason (Katrice) Walker, April Madea (Lance) Danko, Jim Walker, Amber (Rodney) Weeks, Dan (Michelle) Walker, Devin (Raven) Walker, Cori Walker Robbins, Tanya Herron, Sarah (Chris) Kneece, and Krista (Chris) Gregory. She is also survived by thirteen great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Sunday, March 8, 2015, at Couchton Baptist Church, with funeral services following at 3:00 pm with the Rev. Jimmy White officiating, burial will follow at Aiken Memorial Gardens. GEORGE FUNERAL HOME is assisting the family.
Pallbearers will be Jason Walker, Jim Walker, Dan Walker, Devin Walker, Jackie Jones, Lance Danko and Rodney Weeks.
Family will receive friends at the home of Jimmy and Christine Walker 2703 Wagener Rd. Aiken, SC.
Expressions of sympathy for the Walker family may be left online at www.georgefuneralhomes.com
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Aiken, SC 29801
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Published in The Aiken Standard and North Augusta Star on Mar. 7, 2015