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Pastor Walter B. Price, age 94 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Sunday, May 22, 2011, at the Adams Street Nursing Center. Walter was born December 22, 1916, in Greenville, Miss., a son of Andrew J. and Alta Bourne Price. He was married on December 9, 1945, in Longmont, Colo., to Lois M. Baker, who preceded him in death on November 15, 1989. Walter received a Masters in Divinity from the Colgate Rochester School of Divinity in Rochester, N.Y. He was employed as the Executive Director with the Berrien County Council of Churches in St. Joseph, Mich., from 1950 until 1964. From 1965 until 1977, he was the Executive Director of the Missouri Council of Churches in Jefferson City. He also served as an interim pastor for many churches in the central Missouri area. He was a member of the Central United Church of Christ. Walter enjoy gardening, camping, traveling and the outdoors. Survivors include: two daughters, Candace Lee Cheung and her husband Chi of Jefferson City, Mo. and Rebecca Epen Farley and her husband Terrance of Jefferson City, Mo.; and three grandchildren, Erica Farley, Jeremy Cheung and Andrea Cheung. He was preceded in death by his parents, six brothers and one sister. Visitation will be held at the Central United Church of Christ from 10:00 until 11:00 a.m. Saturday. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 28, 2011, at the Central United Church of Christ with the Reverend Dr. Stephen Buchholz officiating. Interment will be at Riverview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Central United Church of Christ. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Freeman Mortuary. www.freemanmortuary.com
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