Obituaries for Oct. 28

October 28, 2004

John A. Arnold

LIBERTY - John Allen Arnold, 60, of Liberty, died Tuesday at Veterans Administration Medical Center.

Born Aug. 13, 1944, in Lillington, N.C., he was the son of Zona Arnold Taylor of Buies Creek, N.C., and the late John H. Atkins.

He was a carpenter and a Navy veteran of Vietnam.

Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Propes Arnold; his stepfather, Joe Taylor of Buies Creek; and a half brother, Edward Taylor of Buies Creek.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Bartle Funeral Home. Burial will be in Dogwood Gap Cemetery.

Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Friday and after 8 a.m. Saturday.

Lucille Delk

MORELAND - Lucille Delk, 85, of Charleston Health Care Center, formerly of the Mount Salem Community, died today. Arrangements are incomplete at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home.


Hazel Rocklin

MESA, Ariz. - Hazel "Toni" Rocklin, 71, died Saturday in Mesa, Ariz.

Born Sept. 11, 1933, in Liberty, she was the daughter of the late Oscar and Ethel Scherrer. She was the owner of two florist shops, Village Florist and Village Florista. During her youth, she modeled furs and appeared on several television shows in St. Louis.

Survivors include two sons, Mark S. Rocklin of Phoenix, Ariz., and Erik P. Rocklin of Mesa; two sisters, Opal Snodgrass and Mary Hale; and a brother, Morris Scherrer.

A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Friday at Meldrum Mortuary, 52 N. Macdonald St., Mesa.


Norman E. Walker

Services for Norman E. Walker, 71, of North Fifth Street, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Steve VanHook. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.

He died Tuesday in Stanford.

Born May 23, 1933, in Pineville, he was the son of the late Leander L. and Dakota P. Goode Walker. He was an employee of Kentucky School for the Deaf for 41 years, Danville Bowlarama and Spirit Chevrolet. He was a member of Herrington Lake Pentecostal Church.

Survivors include his wife, Eller Smith Walker; a son, Patrick L. Walker of Danville; a daughter, Sandra S. Walker of Danville; eight brothers, Eddy J. Walker, Elton Walker and Jimmy Walker, all of Soddy-Daisy, Tenn., Lillard Walker of Chattanooga, Tenn., Bevy Walker of Nashville, Tenn., Abe Walker of Murfreesboro, Tenn., and Jack Walker and Benny Walker, both of Mahwah, N.J.; and three grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Stuart Taylor, Tom Kearns, James Hester, Jimmy Campbell, and Bailey and Jeff Smith. Honorary pallbearers are Billy Gulley and Cecil Lay.

Visitation will be 4-9 p.m. Friday.

Memorials may go to Kentucky School for the Deaf.

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