The Curry Coastal Pilot

Barbara L. Walker

July 5, 1926-April 5, 2014

Barbara Lorraine Walker, 87, of Brookings, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 5, 2014, in her home with those who loved her deeply.

Barbara was born on July 5, 1926, in Sausalito, Calif. The majority of her life was lived in Marin and Solano counties, along with her loving husband James Ray Walker Sr. Her hard work and dedication created a successful life which provided many years of travel and adventure. Most important to Barbara were her family, love and laughter.

Her warm and vibrant personality touched many lives. She was the most loving wife, mother, grandmother and best friend. Her dedication to her family will be cherished always. She will be missed dearly by all.

Barbara is survived by her daughter Susan Hines; her son James Walker Jr.; and her nine grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

At the family's request please send your condolences to 17744 Highway 101, space B103, Brookings, OR 97415; or make a donation in her name to South Coast Humane Society, P.O. Box 7833, Brookings, OR 97415.

Redwood Memorial Chapel is assisting the family. Condolences may be expressed online at

Submitted by Redwood Memorial Chapel.