Marian Joyce Walker

Legacy of Life


Her children arise and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her: Many women do noble things, but you surpass them all. Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised. Pr 31: 25-28


Marian Joyce Walker was born August 21, 1951 in Pineville, Louisiana to the union of James Thomas Walker, Jr., and Dorothy Walker. She departed this Earth July 2, 2020.


She was baptized and served the Lord from an early age and preached the Gospel of Jesus Christ until her death, telling anyone who would listen about the love of God, and even gave many bibles to inmates who needed them. She truly lived the scriptures.


She became Marian Joyce Harris upon her union to Lary Donnell Harris on December 25, 1974 and though they eventually separated, they remained married until his death. Marian was a devoted mother to four children and acted as mother and father for many, many years.


Marian was very hard working and determined and when her children were young, Marian worked and put herself through Nursing school. She worked as a nurse for 37 years, and she continued even after her retirement. Her skill and devotion were unsurpassed, always going above and beyond for her patients. Her legacy and the impact that she made will live on for an eternity.


She leaves to cherish her memory – brothers and sisters: Jimmy Ray Walker (Debbie), Linda Smith (Jimmy), Norma Walker and David Walker (Brooks), daughters: Jennifer Chaisson (Joseph), Stephanie Jackson (Richard, Sr.), Teshiana Harris, and son LeKeithen Harris, all of Glenmora, LA, grandchildren: Brianna, Darian, Jordan, Xavier, Alexis, Derrick, Tamara, Kristopher, Tamia, Richard, Jr., and great grandson, Karson, and a host of nieces and nephews that she loved as her own, along with friends and coworkers that will cherish her memory as she has cherished their love.


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