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Ms. Elaine Walker Junkin, age 85, passed Friday, July 19th, 2013, at the Sunset Manor Nursing Home in Guin, Alabama.

Visitation, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Sunday, July 21st, 2013, at the Guin First Baptist Church, Guin, Alabama.  Funeral service, 1:00 p.m., Monday, July 22nd, 2013, at the Guin First Baptist Church, Guin, Alabama.  Dr. Kenny Hatcher, Bro. Payton Junkin, and Bro. Scott Stokes officiating.  Burial in the Guin City Cemetery, Guin, Marion County, Alabama.

Ms. Junkin was born in Pickens County, Alabama to the late Claude and Maggie McCool Walker.  She was a graduate of Livingston University (UWA), Livingston, Alabama, and the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.  She was a resident of Guin, Alabama since 1954.  She served as Business Education teacher and Librarian for 35 years, with 30 of those years in Marion County, Alabama.  She served the Town of Guin, Alabama as a City Council member for 16 years.  She was a charter member of the En Avant Study Club and was a member of the North West Regional Library Board.  Ms. Junkin began the Marion County High School (MCHS) Community Library in 1974 as a school/public library.

She is survived by her husband, James Hubert Junkin of Guin, AL.; 1 daughter, Bridgett Alena Junkin of Pell City, AL.; 2 sons, Roger Stanley “Stan” (Dianna) Junkin of Guin, AL., and Lance Hubert (Christie) Junkin of Guin, AL; 7 grandchildren, Trenton (Jessica) Junkin, Kacy Junkin, Payton (Heather) Junkin, Hayden Junkin, Jordan Junkin, Walker Junkin and Abbie Grace Junkin; and 6 great-grandchildren, Brooks Junkin, Bekah Joy Junkin, Rowen Junkin, Holden Junkin, Paxton Junkin, and Briggs Junkin.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Claude and Maggie McCool Walker; 1 sister, Lois Welch; and 1 brother, Lavern Walker.*

Norwood Funeral Homes, Inc. of Guin, AL. directing.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to:

Gideons International
Marion County Camp
P.O. Box 383
Guin, Alabama 35563

or to:

Oasisiah
P.O. Box 547
Guin, Alabama 35563

or go to:  

www.oasisiah.org

*Source:  Norwood Funeral Homes, Inc.

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