Bernice JoAnne (Cox) Walker

April 26, 1940 ~ September 30, 2021 (age 81)

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Mrs. Bernice JoAnne Walker, 81, of Swainsboro passed away Thursday, September 30, 2021, at Emanuel Medical Center following an brief illness.


Mrs. Walker was born April 26, 1940, in Swainsboro to the late John Raymond Cox and Eddie Henry Cox. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bobby Gene Walker; son, Bobby Jason Walker; brothers, Wiley Cox, Colon Cox, Ervin Cox. Mrs. Walker worked at Crestons for over 20 years and retired from Savannah Luggage in 2000. She loved going for walks at Harmon Park, watching her favorite tv shows – Big Brother and Survivor, and spending time with family.


Survivors include her sons, Danny Woods (Sharon) of Byron, Lonzie Woods of Swainsboro, Ben Woods (Denise) of Perry; sisters, Mary Peebles of Dellwood, Bonnie Faye Hutcheson of Swainsboro, Margie Lumpkin of Adrian; grandchildren, JoBeth Johnson (Hayward) of Millen, Chase Woods (Ellie) and Bailey Woods, both of Perry; several nieces, nephews, and many friends.


Graveside Service will be 10 a.m. Sunday, October 3, 2021, at Forest Lawn Cemetery with Reverend Joe Bedgood officiating.


The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Saturday, October 2, 2021, at Chapman Funeral Home.


Pallbearers are Chase Woods, Bailey Woods, Jimmy Peebles, Johnny Peebles, Irvin Cox, and Hayward Johnson.


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Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro is in charge of the arrangements for Mrs. Bernice JoAnne Walker, 81, of Swainsboro.

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Memorial Service
October 3, 2021

10:00 AM
Chapman Funeral Home
427 North Main St.
Swainsboro, Georgia 30401

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