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Obituary for Gerald Walters

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Funeral service for Gerald Walters, age 83, of Pickton, will be held at 2:00 P.M on Thursday, July 28, 2022 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home with Bryon George, Pastor Thomas and Mack McClaine officiating. Interment will follow at Richland Cemetery with Leon Gunn, Dennis Hunt, Mike Boren, Sidney Walker, Wayne Scott, Keith Monk, Blake Nolen and Richard Brown serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 1:00 P.M to 2 P.M. Mr. Walters passed away on Sunday, July 24, 2022 at Carriage House Manor.

Gerald was born on January 13, 1939 in Pickton, TX to Kiefer Cleburn and Ellen Bell (Martin) Walters. He married Sheri Jo Horne on September 29, 1961 in Texarkana. Gerald earned his master’s degree. He worked as an agriculture teacher and high school principal. Gerald was a man of the Christian Faith.

He is survived by his son, Joe Mack Walters and wife, Jennifer; daughter, Judy Ann Potts and husband, Matt; grandchildren, Kaci Barnhart, Dakota Watkins, Faith Watkins, Lucy Walters, Luke Walters, Ryan Potts, Jack Potts, Jackie Farrar, Jaycee Farrar and Jentry Farrar; great grandchildren, Maden Barnhart, Abigail Barnhart, Sadie Barnhart and Bradley Barnhart; brother, Freddie Don Walters.

Gerald was preceded in death by his wife, Sheri and parents, Kiefer and Ellen.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Gerald Walters Agriculture Scholarship fund at Alliance Bank in Sulphur Springs.

Arrangements under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.

The online register can be signed at www.murrayorwosky.com

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