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Mary Walker

Mary Anntoinette Walker, 79, passed away Friday, January 6, 2017 surrounded by her family. She was born March 25, 1937 in Decatur, IL the only child of Dorsey Hamilton Marshall and Violet Valora Kennedy Marshall. She was a 1955 graduate of Moberly High School and attended Moberly Area Junior College. She married D. H. Walker in 1962. Mary lived in Wisconsin for many years before returning to Moberly in 1973. She worked for the Moberly Housing Authority for over ten years before her retirement. She was a member of the Coates Street Presbyterian Church and served as past Elder and Deacon. Her favorite pastime was spending time with her children and grandchildren. She will always be remembered for her personal strength and commitment to help those less fortunate. She had the gift for seeing those who were unrecognized and unloved and offering them unconditional acceptance. Mary was preceded in death by her parents. Survivors include her children, Molly (Michael) Yarnal of Celina, TX and Edith (Danny) Cameron of Moberly, MO; grandchildren, Annie Yarnal of Celina, TX and Emily (Kevin) Koenig of Columbia, Mo as well as many friends. A memorial service celebrating Mary’s life will be held on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the Coates Street Presbyterian Church. A private inurnment will take place at a later time. For anyone wishing to make a memorial contribution in Mary’s name, the family suggests donations to Safe Passage, P O Box 456, Moberly, MO 65270 or the Coates Street Presbyterian Youth Fund, 601 W. Coates Street, Moberly, MO 65270.

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Mary was a neighbor, friend and a wonderful person. Doug and I send our thoughts and prayers to her family.

Anonymous Jan 12 2017 12:00 AM

A friend with whom laughs were shared.

Anonymous Jan 10 2017 12:00 AM

She was a very special person. She will be missed

Anonymous Jan 10 2017 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. She will be greatly misse.

Anonymous Jan 9 2017 12:00 AM

Sending you condolences at this difficult time! May she rest in peace!

Anonymous Jan 9 2017 12:00 AM

What can I say; Mary was the warmest woman I know. She accepted me as her son-in-law with loving arms wide open. She will be missed immeasurably. Love, Michael Yarnal

Anonymous Jan 9 2017 12:00 AM

I wll miss this pretty lady. Sympathy to family.

Anonymous Jan 8 2017 12:00 AM

She was a good friend and a wonderful woman.

Anonymous Jan 8 2017 12:00 AM

You have your wings, fly high Grandma Mary!

Anonymous Jan 8 2017 12:00 AM

A very special woman whom I will greatly miss.

Anonymous Jan 7 2017 12:00 AM