|Ceaira J. "Boo" Walker |
"Never Give Up"
Ceaira Jean "Boo" Walker, 15, of Knob Noster, passed away Sunday, July 22, 2012, at her home.
She was born Oct. 26, 1996, in Siloam Springs, Ark.
Ceaira was an eighth-grade student at Knob Noster Middle School and was the recipient of the Ceaira Jean Walker Award, an honor given for her incredible strength and courage in times of trial.
Ceaira is survived by her parents, Bill and Shantell Swearengin of Knob Noster; three brothers, Ronald, William and Charles Swearengin, all of Knob Noster; two sisters, Mary Jane Swearengin of Knob Noster and Kassydi Walker of Mannford, Okla.; maternal grandfather, Alfred Walker of Stockton, Calif.; maternal great-grandmother, Lorene Walker of Stockton, Calif.; paternal grandmother, Debbie Garisser of West Siloam Springs, Okla.; one aunt, Loretta Hawkins and husband, Herb, of Avoca, Ark.; and several aunts and uncles.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 26, at the Knob Noster Middle School, with the Rev. Richard Ricard officiating. Pallbearers will be Herb Hawkins, Bill Swearengin, Rick Sayler, Hunter Simmons and Junior Swearengin.
Interment will follow at Knob Noster Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, at Sweeney-Phillips & Holdren Funeral Home in Warrensburg.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Ceaira Jean Walker Memorial Fund with checks made payable to Shantell Swearengin and they can be left in care of the funeral home in Warrensburg.