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Lois (Farber) Gillingham Walker, 90, of White Hall (formerly Carrollton) died on Oct. 8, 2020 at Jerseyville Manor in Jerseyville.

Born in Olathe, KS on July 17, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Lura (Hogg) Farber.

She married John Gillingham, Jr. on April 4, 1947 in Pocahontas, AR and he preceded her in death. She later married Harold Walker and he also preceded her in death.

Surviving are a son: Michael (wife Joan) Gillingham of Columbia, MO, and daughters: Diane (husband Steve) Roberts and Carol (husband Larry) Meyer both of White Hall. There are 7 grandchildren: Aaron (wife Kris) Gillingham, Ryan (wife Paula Rae) Gillingham, Brandon (wife Jamie) Roberts, Megan (husband Brad) McClenning, Amanda ( husband Ryan) VanTuyle, Kayla Knoll and Jordan (wife Katy) Knoll. Also 10 great-grandchildren: Jackson, Alexander, Caroline and Greyson Gillingham; Isabella and Gavin Gillingham; Alex and Brayden Roberts; and Lyla and Easton VanTuyle. Lois also has a brother surviving: Carl Farber.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, and 3 sisters: Lura Reno, Louise Strowmatt, Lillian Mott and a brother Glenn Farber.

Her greatest joy in life was spending time with her family, watching Cardinal Baseball and playing cards with friends. Her beautiful smile will be missed by all those who loved her.

She was a member of the Carrollton First Baptist Church.

Public visitation will be held from 1-2 P.M. on Sunday Oct. 11, 2020 at the First Baptist Church in Carrollton. Masks and social distancing are required by the church. The funeral services will follow the visitation and are Private. Burial will be in White Hall Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Carrollton First Baptist Church. Condolences may be left online at: www.airsman-hires.com.

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