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WALKER, Rev. Josephine Thompson (Hunley)

WALKER - Rev. Josephine Thompson (nee Hunley) Pastor of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, Buffalo, NY, entered into rest August 30, 2016, wife of the late Earl Thompson and the late Willie Walker; mother of Margaret (Lester) Harris, Regina Walker, Willie (Sheryl) Hunley, Gregory Hunley, Lenora (Suleiman) Abu-Sweilem, Dwain Walker, Monica Walker, Dorian Thompson, the late Marcel Walker and the late Beatrice Menefee; daughter of the late Arthur L. and Cora Lee Hunley; devoted sister of Essie Jackson, Lucille Woodruff, Dorothy Fuller, all of Buffalo, NY, Ethel Riley of Oakland, CA, Maxine Walker of Birmingham, AL, Harvey Hunley, the late Maceo Charles, the late Simon, the late Willie, the late Norma J. Sykes and the late Classie Martin; also survived by 61 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, church family and cherished friends. Rev. Thompson will lie in state Wednesday, September 7, 2016 from 10 AM-6 PM at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 160 Kingsley St., where the family will receive friends Wednesday from 6-9 PM after which Rev. Thompson will be transferred to Calvary Baptist Church, 1184 Genesee St., where the family will receive friends Thursday, September 8th at 11 AM. The Homegoing Celebration will follow at 12 Noon. Interment Lakeside Memorial Park, Hamburg, NY. Arrangements by THOMAS T. EDWARDS FUNERAL HOME, INC.

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