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Ava Jewel Walker

November 20, 1943 — August 9, 2021

Ava Jewel Walker, a resident of Citronelle, Alabama, entered Heaven rejoicing Monday, August 09, 2021, at Mobile Infirmary Medical Center. She was 77 years old. Ava loved going to church and praising the Lord. She enjoyed singing and listening to gospel music and playing the piano and guitar. Ava also enjoyed going shopping, sewing, quilting, and spending time with her family. She never met a stranger and was always kind to everyone. She was very giving and willing to help anyone in need.

Ava was preceded in death by her husband, “Pop” Robert Walker; daughter, Ava Minchew; parents, James and Addie Cooley; and thirteen siblings.

Those left to cherish her memory include her children, Robert Walker (Janice), Cynthia Blankinchip (Bubba), Barbara Walker, Mark Walker (Donna), and Daniel Walker; sixteen grandchildren; thirty-seven great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends from 9am until the 10am funeral service Friday, August 13, 2021, at Freeman Funeral Home with Rev. Johnathan Lee officiating. Burial will follow in Citronelle Methodist Cemetery.

Due to the rise of illness, masks will be required to be worn during the services. If you are experiencing any symptoms of illness, or are within your quarantine period, please refrain from attending. The service will be streamed on Facebook Live and will be recorded for those unable to attend.

Online condolences may be given at Freeman Funeral Home – Citronelle, Alabama

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Friday, August 13, 2021

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Friday, August 13, 2021

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