Kristen Gená Walker

Published 12:01 am Friday, June 22, 2018

Dec. 31, 2004 – June 15, 2018


FAYETTE — Services for Kristen Gená Walker, 13, of Fayette, who died on Friday, June 15, 2018, at Blair E. Batson’s Children Hospital in Jackson, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Hollywood Baptist Church in Fayette with the Rev. James Jones officiating.    

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Burial will follow at Mount Israel Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of West Gate Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. today at the funeral home’s Natchez chapel with a celebration of life wake service at 5:30 p.m. Visitation will continue Saturday from 1 p.m. until service time at the church.

Miss Walker was born on Dec. 31, 2004, in Natchez, the daughter of James Walker and Genetter January-Walker.

Kristen completed the 2017-18 academic school year at Adams County Christian School as a 7th grade honor student.  She attended Mount Israel Baptist Church.

Kristen enjoyed taking pictures, making videos, face-timing, snapchatting, and spending time with her family, BFFs and special friend, Michael Hunt.

Kristen was preceded in death by one sister, Candice Walker; grandmothers, Julia Walker and Luella Brooks; grandfather, Andrew January Sr.; and four uncles, Michael O. January, Arthur Walker, Glenn Brooks and Dwayne Walker.

Survivors include her parents; four brothers, Dontae Walker, Kendrick January Sr., Derrick January and Michael January; one sister, Aisha January-Johnson; grandparents, Anita Cosey-January and John Brooks; godparents, Kendall Gibbs Sr. and Don’Zella; and other relatives and friends.

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