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Wilber Walton

April 15, 1937 ~ March 6, 2024 (age 86) 86 Years Old

Wilber Walton Obituary

Wilber Walton, 86, of Newbern, Tennessee died on Wednesday, March 6, 2024, at his residence in Newbern, Tennessee.

Born Thursday, April 15, 1937, in Newbern, Tennessee, he was the son of the late E.B. Walton and the late Maud Frazier Walton. Mr. Walton was the former owner of Walton's Sheet Metal and a member of First Baptist Church in Newbern, Tennessee

Funeral services for Mr. Walton will be at 11:30 AM on Friday, March 8, 2024, in the Chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home. Officiating the service will be Bro. Mike McCullough. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Newbern, Tennessee. Visitation for Mr. Walton will be held from 10:30 AM until 11:30 AM on Friday, March 8, 2024, at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.

He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of fifty-five years, Janice Ladd Walton of Newbern, Tennessee; one daughter, Anne Ladd Welch (Joe), one brother, Joe Tyree Walton of Pawleys Island, South Carolina and he was "Grand-Daddy" to his two grandsons, Jack Welch and Will Welch.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Wess Walton, Ernest Walton, and Reed Walton; four sisters, Sue Williams, Rebecca Butler, Louise Walton, and Elizabeth Wilson.

Honoring Mr. Walton as pallbearers will be Jack Welch, Will Welch, Tim Williams, Jay Williams, Johnny Willis, and Bill Walton.

The family ask that memorial contributions be directed to Newbern First Baptist Church, 114 West Main Street, Newbern, Tennessee 38059 or St. Jude children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105-9959.

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March 8, 2024

11:30 AM
Fairview Cemetery
Old Newbern Road
Newbern, TN 38059+

Funeral Service
March 8, 2024

11:30 AM
Chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home
239 East Main Street
Newbern, TN 38059


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