1927 – 2013

A funeral service will be held in the Erickson & Brown Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, May 2, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. for Orena “Rena” Elizabeth Walker, 85.  Rev. Rodney Wikoff, pastor of West Hills Church of the Nazarene, will officiate and burial will follow in the West Side District Cemetery.   Mrs. Walker was born in Oklahoma on August 18, 1927 and passed away at her home in Taft on April 29, 2013.  She was a member of the West Hills Church of the Nazarene.  She was the ordering manager at the local Sears store for 10 years.  Her hobbies and interests included playing bunco and cards, sewing, baking and spending time with her family and friends.  She is preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Fleeta Price; her husband, Arlin Walker; her brothers, Raymond, Verl and Bill; and her sister, Elma.  Mrs. Walker is survived by her daughter and her husband, Orena Arlene and Niles Burnard; her granddaughter and her husband, Alicia and Brett Rubio; great-grandchildren, Samaya and Dean Rubio; and by her nieces and nephews.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital in memory of Mrs. Walker at St.Jude.orgtributes or 800-822-6344.  Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, from 3:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Erickson & Brown Funeral Home.  To send online condolences please visit www.EricksonAndBrown.com.