Alfretta B. (Butcher) Walker

October 17, 2015

Alfretta B. (Butcher) Walker 100, of Frankfort, died October 17, 2015 in Florida.  Born February 24, 1915 in Kempton, Tipton County, Indiana to the late Orla & Gertie (Christie) Butcher. She married Elwin W. Walker on June 22, 1933 in Sugar Creek Township and he passed away on October 15, 1990. She then married Gordon F. Sheckells in January of 1992 and he passed away in November of 1992.

She was decorator for Stewart Furniture; worked in the Clinton County Assessor’s Office, operated the “Paris Style Shop”, and was an assistant manager for William H. Block Co., in Indianapolis. She was a member of the Christian Church in Kirklin and the Vero Beach Christian Church in Florida. She was a hostess on several trips to the Holyland. Alfretta was a member of the American Business Women’s Association, Business Professional Women’s Association, Rotary International, Zonta, Order of Eastern Star in Kirklin, instructor for the Red Cross, member of the Pink and Gray Ladies for the Red Cross, member of the Whitley Shrine Club in Fort Pierce, FL and the Navy League in Vero Beach, FL.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be 4-5 p.m. Saturday, October 24, 2015 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 5 p.m. at the funeral home with Robert Longdon officiating. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to donors charity of choice.

Survived by:

Son: Jay B. Walker of Melbourne, FL, Daughter: Patsy Stowers of Fishers, IN, Daughter-in-Law: Donna Faye Walker Snodgrass of Frankfort, 9 Grandchildren, 16 Great Grandchildren and 8 Great Great Grandchildren.

Preceded by:

her parents, spouses, a son, Gordon D. Walker, brothers, Milton, Hobart and Oscar Butcher and a sister, Elnora Lamb.


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One Condolence for “Alfretta B. (Butcher) Walker”

  1. Ralph L. and Nancy L. Walker October 22, 2015 at 2:01 pm

    Nancy and I want to express our condolences for the passing of your mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. We enjoyed our days living in their home in Kirklin that we purchased. We are in Canada visiting our son-in-law and unable to come to the funeral home. May God richly bless Alfretta’s family.

    Nancy and Ralph Walker

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