Obituaries: Martha Walker

EDDYVILLE-Martha Helen Walker, 81, of Eddyville, died at 8:20 p.m. on  September 10, 2017 at Hospice House in Ottumwa.

She was born September 16, 1935 in Moravia, IA to Charles and Elizabeth Lawless Fisher.  She married John E. Walker on July 6, 1951 in Oskaloosa.

Helen gave out food samples at HyVee and had been a bookkeeper for Firestone and Wards.  She enjoyed sewing and golf.

Surviving is her husband, John; a daughter, Elizabeth (Harold) Sapp of Eddyville; a granddaughter, Raechel Sapp; a special friend, Robyn Zook of Highland Center; a sister, Jane (Robert) Walker of Moline, IL;  several nieces and nephews.

Helen was preceded in death by her parents; 3 children, John David Walker, Donald Walker and Sue Rankin; and several brothers and sisters.

Her body has been cremated and no services are planned.

Reece Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements