Jacqueline Faye Walker, 50, of Rockford departed this earthly life, Wednesday August 28, 2013 after a long illness. She was born July 24, 1963 in Hayti, MO the daughter of W.L. and Bessie Walker. Jacqueline lived 43 years in Rockford coming from Caruthersville, MO. She was employed 10 years as a case reader by Illiois Department of Child Family Services. She was a member of Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church, as a youth serving in the YPD. She graduated from East High School and from the University of Iowa with her Juris Doctor in Law. Jacqueline leaves to cherish many memories, her mother, Bessie; brothers, Dwayne and Timothy Walker; sisters, Della Wynn and Nichole Walker, a host of aunts, uncles, cousins other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her father. Services will be held 11:00a.m. Thursday, September 5, 2013 at Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church 3000 Rural Street. Burial in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held form 9:00a.m. until the time of service. Arrangements completed by Carl E. Ponds Funeral Home 2429 W. State Street.