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Marilyn Joyce Walk, 80, of rural Neoga, Illinois, passed away at 12:19 P. M. , Thursday, May 26, 2016, in the Carle Foundation Hospital of Urbana, Illinois.

She was born September 28, 1935, in Coles County, Illinois, the daughter of Logan and Hazel ( Alfred ) Scott. She married Roy Walk, April 10, 1955, In Mattoon, Illinois. Marilyn was a housewife and a homemaker, a member of the First Christian Church of Neoga, IL. She loved playing Bridge with her Bridge Club and visiting with her friends and neighbors.

Marilyn leaves her husband of sixty-one years, Roy E. Walk of rural Neoga, IL; one daughter, Penny D. Butts and husband Robert of Decatur, IL; two sisters, Dorothy Bickle of Jacksonville, TX and Norma Carter of Mattoon, IL; six grandchildren, Blake R. Durbin and wife Abby of Shelbyville, IL, Amanda S. Durbin of Champaign, IL, Matthew E. Durbin of Williston, ND, Andrew P. Butts, Gavin S. Butts and Connor A. Butts all of Decatur, IL.

Mrs. Walk was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Ginger Durbin. and one sister, Emily Becker.

Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church of Neoga, IL. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 A.M., Wednesday, June 1, 2016, in the First Christian Church of Neoga, with Pastor Mel Workman, officiating. Visitation will be held from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M., Tuesday, May 31, 2016, in the Swengel- O'Dell Funeral Home of Neoga, and for one hour before the services on Wednesday, at the Church. Burial will be in the Neoga Memorial Cemetery, Neoga, Illinois. The Swengel- O'Dell Funeral Home of Neoga, is in charge of arrangements.

On line condolences may be expressed at swengel-odell.com
Published on May 27, 2016
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