Marion Annette Walker, 89, Salina
SALINA – Marion Annette Walker, 89, of Salina, passed away Tuesday, June 13th, at Holiday Resort.
Marion was born in Jefferson County, Ohio, on February 6, 1928, a daughter of the late Evangeline (Fanton) and Byron M. Gilchrist.
She was president of the Lions Club in Hunter. In 1963, Marion helped establish the North Central Kansas Association of Artists. She was a Courtland School board member from 1975 to 1980 and received a Governor's Art Award as an outstanding artist and art educator.
Marion owned and operated Atelje Gallery and Art Supplies in Scandia and was a United Methodist Pastor from 1993 to 2009.
She was a member of Salina Heights Christian Church, Salina.
Survivors include daughters, Susan Trost and husband Bruce of Concordia, Joanne C. Wilson and husband Bruce of New Cambria, Robin R. Hedge and husband Bill of Republic. She is also survived by grandchildren, Jodi L. Swanson, Christopher Belmont, Denise Hole, Janelle Ragland, Nichole Henderson, Heather Palacios, Leann Wade, Abbey Potts, Jason Swank, Rachelle Swank, Beau Swank; as well as 20 great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents; ex-husband, Robert Peavey; brother, William H. Gilchrist; son, Thomas Michael Peavey; daughter, Annette Belmont.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, June 24th, at Salina Heights Christian Church, Salina.
The family requests donations be made to Salina Heights Christian Church Missions, 801 E. Cloud, Salina, Kan. 67401.
For more information or to send an online condolence, visit www.carlsonfh.net or on Facebook.
Carlson-Geisendorf Funeral Home, Salina, is in charge of arrangements.
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