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Jean Bailey Walk, 83 of Tazewell, VA died Sunday, March 3, 2018 at Bristol Regional Medical Center in Bristol, TN.
Born February 12, 1935 at Busthead, VA, she was a daughter of the late James Bandy Bailey, Sr. and Winnie Orr Bailey. She was a member of Main Street United Methodist Church in Tazewell, VA for over 60 years. Mrs. Walk was a retired Business Teacher at Tazewell High School and Southwest Virginia Community College. She was an avid bridge player and instructor of the game. Jean also loved her flowers. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Donald W. Walk, Sr.; son, Donald W. Walk, Jr; brother, James B. "Jim" Bailey, Jr. and sister, Peggy Rusek.
She is survived by her son, Robert "Bob" Walk and wife, Karen of Doran, VA; sisters, Nancy Ratliff and husband, James of Troutville, VA and Carol Ann Bailey of Cedar Bluff, VA; grandchildren, Bridget Fields and husband, Andy of North Tazewell, VA, Jordan Walk and wife Kelli of Williamsburg, VA and Mia Walk of Norfolk, VA; great grandchildren, Braydon and Konnor.
The family will receive from 6:00-7:30 PM Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at Peery & St. Clair Funeral Home in Tazewell, VA where funeral services will be conducted at 7:30 PM with the Reverend Anthony Grills and the Reverend Dr. Thomas A. Conley officiating.
Graveside services will be conducted at 11 AM Thursday at Maplewood Cemetery in Tazewell, VA. Pallbearers are Bob White, Dave Burnett, Mike Hymes, Larry Lutz, Danny Coulthard, and Brad Pyott. Honorary pallbearers are Jim Deskins, Bernard Beavers, and Fred Dean.
Those planning to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at Peery & St. Clair Funeral Home by 10:30 AM Thursday morning.
The family requests memorial donations be directed to Main Street United Methodist Church, 315 E. Main St. Tazewell, VA 24651.
Online condolences may be sent to www.peerystclairfuneralhome.com
Published on March 6, 2018
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