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Bayley Walker

Sep 25th, 2003 - Oct 29th, 2023

Funeral Ceremony:  11 a.m. on Friday, November 3, 2023, at New Beginnings Church in Flora

Visitation:  4 until 7 p.m. on Thursday evening, November 2, 2023, at New Beginnings Church in Flora


     Bayley Allana Walker, age 20, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Sunday, October 29, 2023.

     She was born September 25, 2003, in Olney, the daughter of Dustin A. Walker and the late Deborah A. (Potter) Walker.   Bayley was the first-born sister to her brother, Bryson Allan Walker, who was born in 2010.  Both Bayley and Bryson passed away together, leaving their family heartbroken, but with loving comfort for the reunion in heaven with their mother and Christ.

     Bayley was a 2022 graduate of Flora High School where she had been a member of the Choir and Drama Club.  She had held various part time jobs.  She had attended Xenia Methodist Church and was later baptized in Olney.   Bayley enjoyed time spent on social media and was a fan of Harry Potter and the Fast & Furious Series.

     She is survived by her father: Dustin Walker of Flora; stepfather: Alan Gertsch of Dundas; numerous step-siblings; paternal grandparents: Carole and Mike Helm of Flora; maternal grandparents: Kristine and Rick French of Kinmundy; maternal step-grandmother: Anne Potter of Red Rock, Oklahoma; paternal step-grandmother: Zoe Walker of Flora; great-grandmother: Janie Beguin of Ponca City, Oklahoma; great-grandfather: Don French of Ponca City, Oklahoma; aunts: Christy, Nikki, Kelly, Mandy, and Jennifer; uncles: Travis, Ricky, Brandon, Josh, Jeffrey, and Bryan; and numerous cousins.

     She was preceded in death by her mother: Debbie Gertsch; maternal grandfather: James Potter; paternal grandfather: Ralph Walker; maternal great-grandfather: Jerrold Beguin; maternal great-grandmother: Lawanda French; maternal great-grandparents: Audrey and Herman Kukuk; paternal great-grandparents: Robert and Maxine Connerley and Riley and Donna Walker.

     A funeral ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, November 3, 2023, at New Beginnings Church in Flora.  A visitation will be held from 4 until 7 p.m. on Thursday evening at the church.  Arrangements are by Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora.  Memorial donations are suggested to the family to assist with expenses, and these will be accepted through the funeral home.  To share a condolence or memory, visit:



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Mindy green

October 31st

Iā€™m am so sorry for your loss. Praying going out to friends and family

Carla and Randall Helms

October 31st

I'm so so sorry for your loss two great kids right here and so young my heart and prayers go out to my cousin Dustin family and their mom's family so sorry many hugs to all of you šŸ™šŸ˜”ā¤ļøšŸ™

Meryl Woods Jr

October 31st

So sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers go out to you all.


October 31st

Please accept our sincere condolences for family & friends. May you all be blessed with the love of JESUS CHRIST, AMEN. šŸ™šŸ»

Robin corry

November 1st

Sorry for your loss

Barbara and Henry Gill

November 1st

We send sympathy to your family at this difficult time. A tragedy no family should have to endure. Prayers of comfort to your family.


November 1st

To each n every one of the family members i know.... you have my. Most sincer n deepest sympathy! Hugs, n lots of prayers to u all!!! Deb, is holding them tight.

Ken and Terri Lence

November 1st

So sorry for your family's loss. Prayers for you all.

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November 1st

We are sorry for your losse. Sending prayers to y'all and comfort

Judy Lusk

November 1st

I am so sorry for your loss. Although I don't know your families, you are all in my thoughts and prayers. May God bring you peace and comfort

Steve & Misty (Wiegel) Wheeler

November 1st

Bayley I got to help name you and that is something I will always cherish. I know your Momma was there waiting for you with open arms. I can only imagine how that hug must have felt. Fly High Beautiful Girl. Prayers & hugs to all the friends & family.

Mike and Sharon Gray

November 1st

Sorry for your loss. Prayers of comfort for all the family and friends.

Janet and Frank Herman

November 8th

We are so sorry to learn of this tragedy! Prayers for all the family and friends.



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