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Wednesday, January 7, 2004

Clara L. Walker, 83, of Brazil, died Monday, Jan. 5, 2004, at 7:15 p.m. at St. Vincent Clay Hospital.

She was born July 6, 1920, in Carbon, the daughter of John W. Wilson and Muriel Murphy Wilson. She married Walter Walker in June of 1941; he preceded her in death.

She was a homemaker and enjoyed playing cards, puzzles, word games and was a fan of Elvis and Chuck Norris.

She is survived by her four daughters, Phyllis Shaffer and husband Robert of Brazil, Sharon Michon and husband Jim of Terre Haute, Evelyn Nelson of Brazil and Janet Walker of Terre Haute; three sons, Sonny Walker of Terre Haute, Jerry Walker and wife Carol of Brazil and Howard Walker of Brazil; one son-in-law, Jim LaBaume; six grandchildren, Michael Nelson, Robert Nelson and wife Amber, Doug Shaffer, Laura Shaffer, Christina Walker and Amanda Hall; six great-grandchildren, Jordan Nelson, Danielle Nelson, Mackenzie Nelson, Cody Hall, Lela Nelson and Kaitlyn Nelson; one brother, Robert Wilson and wife Mary of Indianapolis; many nieces and nephews; and a large extended family.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; two daughters, Mary LaBaume and Sandy Walker; three sisters, Ruth Sawyer, Mary Cramer and Eva Phipps; and one brother, John Wilson.

Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at French Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. and again Saturday prior to services.