James Lee Walker

January 31, 1955 ~ December 23, 2020 (age 65)


      James Lee Walker was born on Monday, January 31, 1955 to the late LeRoy and Willie Mae Walker in Selmer, TN. He departed this life on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital in Jackson, TN.

      James attended school in the McNairy County School system and was a graduate of McNairy Central High School class of 1974 were he was a standout basketball player.  James worked for City Lumber Company in Selmer, TN for over 35 years.  He was loved by his four children, his sisters and brother, family and friends. He was a great brother, father and friend who will be truly missed by many.

     He also was preceded in death by one brother, Roy Lynn Walker.

     James Lee Walker leaves to cherish his memory:  two daughters, Tanika (Cortez) Steele of Adamsville, TN and Jalessa Walker of Selmer, TN; two sons, Tyler and Tyson Walker of Henderson, TN; two grand kids, Zhyshonne Tavarie' Atkins and Majesty Calvary Steele; five sisters, Dorothy (Edward) Stackens, Laverne Surratt, Doris Bingham, Angela (Samuel) Robinson, and Ann Marie Walker; one brother, Donald Neal "Sky" Walker; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

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Public Viewing
January 1, 2021

12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Selmer Mortuary

Graveside Service
January 2, 2021

12:00 PM
Prospect Cemetery
1051Purdy Rd
Selmer, TN 38375

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