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Local Activist Fay Walker Passes Away

 


Longtime community activist Fay Coker Walker, of Brevard, died Wednesday at Mission Hospitals in Asheville.

Walker is known for her work for social justice and racial reconciliation in the community.

A reception will be held at 6 p.m. this Sunday at Bethel “A” Baptist Church in Brevard. Memorial services will be held immediately following the reception at 7:30 p.m. at the church.

Fay Walker and her daughter, Suzanne, moved to Brevard in 1982. Immediately after her arrival, she continued a life-long commitment to racial justice and reconciliation.

Within a few years of arriving in Br...



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