Walker, Cora Ruth

Attended Class of 1917

Birth: 10 Nov 1892, North Carolina
Death: 3 Mar 1985, Concord, Cabarrus County, North Carolina

John Davis Walker (1861-1936)
Minnie Rose Faggart Walker (1861-1940)

Spouse: Jay Lewis Cress (1896-1990)

Grace Ophelia Walker (1885-1971)
Fannie Eula Walker (1887-1975)
Jesse Homer Walker (1889-1979)
Elsie Pauline Walker Smith (1891-1946)
Paul Alexander Walker (1894-1966)
Mary Lillian Walker (1897-1968)
Sidney Franklin Walker (1899-1943)
James Ernest Walker (1902-1987)
Annie Mabel Walker Peninger (1904-1999)

Alice Cress Hurlocker (1929-2018)
Joe David Cress (1931-2018)

Saint Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery
Concord, Cabarrus County, North Carolina

Source: www.findagrave.com, #86636781.


The Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, NC), 5 Feb 1928, 23.


CONCORD, Feb. 4 – A quiet wedding was solemnized at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John D. Walker, when their daughter, Miss Cora, became the bride of Jay L. Cress.

The attendants were Mr. and Mrs. Paul A. Walker, brother and sister of the young couple. The ring bearer, Master J. D. Walker, nephew of the bride, preceded the bride and groom carrying the ring on a white satin pillow.

Rev. L. D. Miller, pastor of St. John’s Lutheran church, performed the ceremony in the presence of a few friends and relatives.

The bride received her education at Mont Amoena seminary, Mt. Pleasant.

The groom is the only son of Mr. And Mrs. John W. Cress. He was educated at Mt. Pleasant Collegiate Institute and Newberry College, Newberry, S. C.