Walker Eileen Jean Walker, 86, of McArthur, passed away June 23, 2013 at her home after an extended illness. She was born November 10, 1926 in Jackson, Ohio, the twin daughter of the late Walter Scott Landrum Sr. and Nellie Leora (Foster) Landrum. She is survived by four sisters; and three brothers; four sons, Ernest E., Terry W., Mark A., and Erick C.; and one daughter, Cynthia A. Orlowski. In addition to her parents, Eileen was preceded in death by her husband Orville Edward Walker, a son Jeffrey L. Walker, five sisters and four brothers. The Celebration of Life will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 29, 2013 at the McArthur Church of the Nazarene, 523 N. Market St., McArthur, with The Revs. William Roth and John Jackson, and Sr. Christina Kraus, O.S.F. officiating. Interment will be at 3 p.m. in Fairmount Cemetery, Jackson. Friends may call at the church on Friday from 4-8 p.m. and on Saturday one hour prior to the service. Arrangements are by the GARRETT-CARDARAS FUNERAL HOME, 201 W. High St., McArthur. The family suggests contributions be made in her memory to the St. Francis Center, 108 W. Mill St., McArthur, Ohio 45651; Care Outreach, 395 E. High St., McArthur, Ohio 45651; or United Way of Vinton County, P.O. Box 541, McArthur, Ohio 45651. Please sign her online guestbook at www.cardaras.com
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Garrett-Cardaras Funeral Home - McArthur
201 West High Street P.O.Box 302
McArthur, OH 45651
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on June 25, 2013