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Lula and her mother and siblings had been in Rankin for six years when Lula's mother became sick and died June 21, 1944, three months after Lula was discharged from the Army and returned to Pittsburgh. Lula had served for almost a year in the Army. She had enlisted in Pittsburgh and was separated from her husband, according to her record in the National Archives, Access to Archival Databases. She later married John A. Walker; her name is given as Lula Walker in her father's obituary in 1976.
Lula M. Owens White Walker died in Pittsburgh and is buried in Homewood Cemetery.
Sources: Pennsylvania Veteran Compensation Application Files and Kentucky Birth Index, both in Ancestry; Lavinia Owens, Pennsylvania Death Certificate File #52363, Registered #20 (Ancestry); "Louisville Area Deaths: Jesse L. Owens," The Courier-Journal, 10/5/1976, p. D5; U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs BIRLS Death File in Ancestry; Pennsylvania, U.S. Veterans Burial Cards in Ancestry; Lula M. Walker at Find A Grave; and "Death Notices: Walker, Lula M.," The Pittsburgh Press, 11/12/1987, p. C26.
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|NKAA Source: National Archives, Access to Archival Databases (online)|
|NKAA Source: Ancestry (online)|
|NKAA Source: Courier-Journal [Louisville] (newspaper)|
|NKAA Source: The Pittsburgh press (newspaper)|
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“Walker, Lula M. Owens White,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed December 1, 2023, https://ukscrc001.net/nkaa/items/show/300004499.
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