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Izola Walker <br> Oct. 12, 1923 -- Sept. 9, 2005

Services for Izola Walker, a retired hotel worker, will be at noon Wednesday in Evening Star Church of God in Christ, 1552 Fillmore Ave. Burial will be in Forest Lawn.

Mrs. Walker, of Buffalo, died Friday in Millard Fillmore Hospital. She was 81.

Born Izola Brown in Dawson, Ga., she moved to Buffalo in the 1950s and worked at the Statler Hilton. She was a senior companion. She was a member of Open Door 1, Church of God in Christ, and its Mothers Board.

Her husband, Alvin D., died in 1999.

Survivors include a daughter, Iris M. of Buffalo; three stepdaughters, Mary Mark of Philadelphia, Elmaria Jordan of Accokeek, Md., and Valerio of Buffalo; a stepson, Willie D. Hemphill of Buffalo; and a sister, Inez Pratt of Trenton, N.J.


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