Mount Vernon News
  • Mary Jane Walker

  • July 22, 2011

SUNBURY — Mary Jane Walker, 91, died July 20, 2011, at her home.

She was born March 26, 1920, in Zanesville to the late Dr. Elmer C. and Mozelle E. (James) Johnson. She lived in the Galena/Sunbury area most of her life. She helped her husband run the Walker Grocery in Galena until 1962, and retired from Otterbein and Harding Hospital.

Survived by daughters, Wanda Mantor of Sunbury, Gwendolyn Bailey of Delaware; sons, Donald Walker of Columbus, R. Dale Walker of Sunbury, 13 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; sister, Betty Wurm of Galena.

Preceded in death by husband, R. Gordon; one grandchild; two great-grandchildren; brothers, Paul and John Johnson; sisters, Margaret Ferguson and Louise Johnson.

Friends may call today, 6-8 p.m., at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury, where services will be Saturday at 10 a.m. The Rev. Sue Antolik officiating. Interment in Sunbury Memorial Park.

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