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Naomi Barnette Walker

June 30, 1927 July 17, 2017
Naomi Barnette Walker
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Naomi Barnette Brown, daughter of the late George Brown and Senie Allen Wilson was born on June 30, 1927 in Aberdeen, North Carolina. She was the fifth of 6 children. She received her early education in Moore County, North Carolina.

In 1945, she graduated from West Southern Pines High School in Southern Pines, NC. After graduating from high school, attaining a higher education was her immediate goal and attending college in Fayetteville, NC would help her achieve her goal of becoming a teacher.

In 1949, she graduated from Fayetteville State Teachers College (currently Fayetteville State University) in Fayetteville, North Carolina with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education. She began her teaching career for the Burke County School System in Waynesboro, GA.

Shortly thereafter, she met and married Clarence Willie Walker and continued her education at Florida Agriculture & Mechanical University, Tallahassee, FL, where she received her Masters of Science Degree in Education.

In 1959, she moved to Brooksville, Florida where she was employed as a first grade teacher for the Hernando County School Board. She taught first grade at Moton School and Brooksville Primary School. She continued her education and obtained her Education Specialist degree in 1975 from the College of Education at the University of South Florida.

She retired from the Hernando County School Board in 1984.

The Walker family became members of Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church in the early 1960s under Rev. K. E. Rogers.

Through the years she was a dedicated member. From Ebenezer’s old location in Ralph to Ebenezer’s current location, Naomi B. Walker was considered a pioneer among members.

Naomi B. Walker was very active in the community until her health declined. Her efforts were notable and highly appreciated. The following is a list of some of her community service and accolades over the years.

• Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church member where she served as a deaconess, prepared all communions, spearheaded the Ebenezer Tutoring Program for our youth, member of Choir #1, and participated in various committees throughout the years.
• Hernando County Teachers Association, Florida Education Association, and the National Education Association
• State of Florida, State of Georgia, State of North Carolina, and National Board Certified Teacher
• Hernando County Retired Educators Association
• Florida Retired Educators Association
• Black Educators’ Caucus
• Fayetteville State University Alumni Association
• Honor Society Sorority………Alpha Kappa Mu
• National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
• Member of the Hernando Democratic Committee
• Hernando Association for Retarded Citizens (HARC)
• Special Olympics of Florida
• American Cancer Society
• Police Benevolent Association
• Volunteer for the Hernando County Sheriff’s 5th Police Substation in South Brooksville
• Kelly’s Temple #1004 member. She served as Financial Secretary for 25 + years, was a member of District 6 Emma V. Kelly Council #61 having attained the highest status possible for a daughter of Elks PGDR, and was very inspirational in the Education Dept. of the Elks I.B.P.O.E. of the World.

On July 17, 2017, Naomi B. Walker departed this life. She leaves to mourn two devoted and loving daughters Germaine Walker, Brooksville, FL; Carlette Brown, Miami, FL; and one precious son, Clarence Marcel Walker, Brooksville, FL; Four grandchildren Marlon Inmon (Crystal), Keyra Clark (Tyrone), Joli Deleveaux, and Carlie Brown; Six great-grandchildren Marlon Inmon Jr., Eddie Fagin III, Alexus Inmon, Samuel Taylor, Keylah Clark, and Corinne Deleveaux; Goddaughters Keisha Cason and Christina Trenton, and a host of devoted in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins, colleagues, and friends.


Flowers may be delivered to the funeral home starting at 9am, Friday, July 28, 2017.

Matthew 5:4 - Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.

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Visitation

Friday

28

Jul

5:00 PM 7/28/2017 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 7/28/2017 7:00:00 PM
Cason Funeral & Cremation Services

830 School Street
Brooksville, FL 34601

Cason Funeral & Cremation Services
830 School Street Brooksville 34601 FL
United States

Service

Saturday

29

Jul

11:00 AM 7/29/2017 11:00:00 AM
Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church

600 Wood Drive
Brooksville, FL 34601

There will be a public viewing from 9:30 am to 11:00 am. The funeral cortege will form at the family home, 1580 East Jefferson Street ~ Brooksville, FL at 10:00 am.

Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church
600 Wood Drive Brooksville 34601 FL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Brooksville Cemetery Final Resting Place

1275 Olmes Rd
Brooksville, FL 34601

1275 Olmes Rd Brooksville 34601 FL
United States
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