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Nelvelita Tiu Walker

TaTa is survived by her Fiance Don Keck of Youngstown, OH, sons Paul Walker (Kassie) of Waynesboro, MS, Lance Walker (Bryna) of Gulf Shores, AL, granddaughter Rhonda Loper (Darell) of Laurel, MS, Sisters Agueda T. Monteclar of Cebu, Phillppiness Preclosa T. Repollo of Cebu, Phillppines, Lucia T. Redulla of Cebu, Phillppines, Virgina T. Eliassen of Stromstad, Sweden and numerous stepchildren, grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

She is preceded in death by her husband D.P. Walker, Sr. of Laurel, MS. Her parents Clemente Tiu and Francisca Gomes Tiu of Laurel, MS and Cebu, Phillppines.

TaTa was born on November 15, 1954, in Galas Dipolog City, Zamboangadel Norte, to Clemente and Francisca Tiu. She graduated from Southwestern University, Cebu City, Phillppines in 1978 with a Doctorate of Optomery. She married D.P. Walker in 1978. She was resident of Laurel, MS for over 42 years. She worked at Ellisville State School for 28 years before she retired.

Tata was a member of numerous Filipine and American Assertations, including The Pine Belt, Gulf Coast, Jackson and others. She was a devout Catholic and member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Laurel, MS.

Visitation is scheduled for Thursday, October 8, 2020, from 5-8pm at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home in Laurel, MS, with a Funeral Mass at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church on Friday, October 9, 2020 at 10:00am. Father Emmanuel Subaar will officate, with a burial to follow at Hickory Grove Cemetery, Laurel, MS.

Pallbearers will be Logan Walker, Maddox Walker, Jardian McDonald, Zain McDonald, Brennen Loper and Darell Loper.

All are welcome to the visitation. The service is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions.

Colonial Chapel Funeral is in charge of the arrangements
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Nelvelita Tiu Walker
November 15, 1954 - October 7, 2020




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