Patricia A. Walton

PALOMA, Ill. -- Patricia A. Walton, 72, of Paloma, died at 12:45 p.m. Saturday (Dec. 8, 2012) at Blessing Hospital in Quincy.

Born Jan. 23, 1940, in Quincy, Patricia was a daughter of Lewis R. and Arlene N. Ault Berry. She married Ron Walton on June 7, 1957, in New London, Mo. He survives.

Mrs. Walton was a former worthy matron of the Liberty Eastern Star. She had served as a room mother for PTA, was a Cub Scout Den mother and also served as a Brownie leader. She was a member of the Coatsburg/Paloma Lioness Club.

Patricia was a devoted wife, mother, daughter, grandmother and great-grandmother who cherished the time she spent with her family.

Survivors in addition to her husband are a son, R. Scott Walton (Linda) of Quincy; two daughters, Joni L. Truex (Dale) of Atwood, Ind., and Kelly M. Lummer (Randall) of Camp Point; seven grandchildren, Amber Hill, Adam Walton (Tosha), Cory Truex (Julie), Kristen Pruitt (Brandon), Maj. R. Arron Lummer (Melinda), Eric Lummer (Misty) and Evan Lummer (Angela Young); 15 great-grandchildren located in Illinois, Indiana, Alabama, Florida, South Carolina and Washington; her mother, Arlene Berry of Quincy; and a brother, Michael Berry (Barbara) of Williamstown, Mo.

She was preceded in death by her father and two sisters, Joyce L. Berry and Trudy F. Dolbeare.

SERVICES: Cremation rites will be accorded and private family services will be held at a later date.

MEMORIALS: Coatsburg/Paloma Lioness Club.

ARRANGEMENTS: Lummis-Hamilton Funeral Home, Camp Point.


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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Dec. 11 to Dec. 13, 2012