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Updated: 02/23/2014 02:50:26PM

Velda Clarice Walker

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Velda Clarice Walker, 59, of Lake Placid, Fla., went to be with the Lord Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at her residence, surrounded by her family.

Mrs. Walker was born Sept. 21, 1954, in Sebring, Fla., a native of Lake Placid, to parents Irene (nee McKinnie) and Lewis Pollard, Jr.

A graduate of Lake Placid Senior High Class of 1972, Velda has lived in Lake Placid and Arcadia, Fla., where she was an office manager for a law firm. Velda loved spending time with both her family and friends who loved her. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Ft. Ogden, Fla.

She is survived by her loving sons, Ryan (Wendy) Walker and Robby (Sara) Walker; seven grandchildren; father, Lewis Pollard, Jr.; and a brother, Vaden Lewis Pollard.

The family will receive friends at 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Monday Feb. 24, 2014, at the First Assembly of God Lake Placid, 327 Plumosa Street, Lake Placid, where she was a past member. A funeral service to celebrate her life will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday Feb. 25, 2014, at the First Baptist Church of Ft. Ogden, 9500 SW Hull Avenue, Ft. Ogden, FL, with Pastor Wayne Earnest officiating. Burial will follow at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Lake Placid. In lieu of flowers, donations will be made in Mrs. Walker’s memory to the First Baptist Church of Ft. Ogden Building Fund. Words of comfort to the family and a video tribute of Velda’s life can be seen by visiting

Arrangements are by Scott Funeral Home.

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