The fans of The Walking Dead show know that the show does not follow the comics. The TV series does cover characters and settings same as the comics, but there is still a large difference in between two. The differences include characters that are alive or dead in the TV series, but the characters might be dead or alive in the comics.
On AMC’s Geeking Out, The creator of The Walking Dead Robert Kirkman has said that he does not want to end the TV series in the same fashion as the comics.
Here is the interview on AMC: