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March 15, 2014

Betty June (Palmatier) Walker


Betty will be greatly missed by those left behind; her legacy will forever be held dear by all of those she knew.

Betty is survived by her five children, Jerry Walker III of Melbourne, Fla., Cheryl and Mike Sherman of Masonville, Laura Metcalf of Norwich, Brenda and Royce Gerow of Walton, and Paul and Amy Walker of Harpursville; 18 grandchildren, Theresa, Chrissy, John, Alicia, Cassie, Sam, Melissa, Valerie, David, Rebecca, Charlotte, Jessica, Amy, Ryan, Caitlin, Kyle, Christian and Hannah; 14 great-grandchildren, Katelyn, Sara, Matthew, Peter, Jayden, Autumn, Katie, Maston, Seamus, Declan, Riley, Conor, Scarlet and Kylie; sister, Celia Long; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was predeceased by Gerald C. Walker, her husband of 56 years.

Family and friends are invited to call from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 16, 2014, at C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, 21 Main St., Sidney, NY 13838. Funeral services will follow at 3 p.m. at the funeral chapel with the Rev. Kenneth Southworth, pastor of the First Baptist Church, officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 6931 Arlington Road, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814, the First Baptist Church of Sidney, 28 River St., Sidney, NY 13838 or the Faith Community Church, 32 West Main St., Sidney NY 13838.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family online at

Words to describe Betty: Faithful, family oriented, health conscious, steadfast, self-reliant and humble.

Arrangements by C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, 21 Main St., Sidney NY 13838.

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