Olivia Lanell Walker was born on Feb. 7, 1955, the daughter of Marion L. Walker and Gertrude Seay Walker.
She is survived by three brothers, Marvin (Cecelia) Walker of Moselle, Howard Walker of Aberdean, Md. and James (Liz) Walker of Soso; 11 nieces and nephews; 12 great-nieces and nephews; two great-great-nephews; and a host of friends.
Lanell went home on March 29, 2018 at 7:40 a.m.,, making it Home for Easter. She passed away at South Central Regional Medical Center in Laurel.
Lanell had a Master’s degree in Music from William Carey College. She taught music at Southeastern College in Laurel. She also played for Northeast Show Choir in years past. She had Lanell’s Melody Lab on Highway 29 in Ellisville MS.
Memorial Services will be on Saturday at 11 a.m. at Open Door Church on Highway 533 in Soso.