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Mary Beth Walker

Mar. 27, 2008

Hancock County Courier

Mary Beth Walker, 72, of Newell passed away Tuesday, March 18, 2008.

She was born June 16, 1935 in Beaver Falls, PA, the daughter of the late William and Helen (Myers) Hunter. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, James McFarland; a sister Jane Keller and two children, Mary and Louise.

Mary was an active member of the Glendale Church of the Nazarene where she taught Sunday School., She enjoyed helping with the church missionary program and the "Out Reach" program at the Netwick Nursing Home.

She is survived by her second husband, Bill Walker, at home; four daughters, Mary McFarland of California, Deborah Coil of Florida, Kathi Monroe and Bonnie Dray, both of Newell; a son, James McFarland of Wellsville; two stepsons, James Walker of Wellsville and Dennis Walker of Newell; a sister, Edna Davis of Florida; 8 grandchildren; 6great-grandchildren; 9 step-grandchildren and 1step-great-great-grandchild.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, March 22, 2008 at 11:oo a.m. at the Newell Chapel of the Nixon Funeral Hoe with Pastor Jim Davidson officiating. Interment followed a the Shadow Lawn Memory Gardens in Newell.

The family requests memorial contributions to be sent to Valley Hospice or the Glendale Church of the Nazarene.

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