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May 4, 2014

Burtis Walker

April 21, 1925-May 1, 2014

Yukon — Burtis Newton Walker, 89, of Yukon, Okla., passed away May 1, 2014. He was born April 21, 1925 to Newton and Truman Walker in Duncan. Burtis enjoyed fishing and going to garage sales.

He is survived by two sons, Don Walker and wife Erene, Jim Walker and Wife Judy, daughter Ronda McDaniel and husband George, step-daughters Barbara Howell and Husband Ralph, Phyllis Reed and Husband Job, 12 grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents, wife Erma James, wife Marie Walker and Lilly Walker.

Services will be held 10 a.m., Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at Canadian Valley Baptist Church in Yukon with Pastor Cameron Whaling officiating. Interment to follow at Chapel Hill Cemetery in Oklahoma City. Services are under the direction of John M. Ireland Funeral Home and Chapel in Moore, Okla.

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Should the date for The World's Largest Garage Sale be changed from the third weekend in July to sometime in October to take advantage of cooler weather like we had this past weekend?

No. It's better in the summer cause kids are out of school.
Yes. More shoppers would come during nice fall weather.
Either time is fine.

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