Martha Louise (Morris) WalkerOctober 11, 1926 ~ December 28, 2017 (age 91)
Martha Louise Walker, of Naples, Florida, formerly of Van Wert, Ohio, passed away peacefully with her family at her side on Thursday, December 28, 2017 in Naples, Florida. She was born October 11, 1926, in Venedocia, Ohio, to the late Reese and Louise (Meredith) Morris.
She was the former wife of Tom Showalter and had two children, Connie Huffman and Doug Droll. She married Art Droll who is survived by his daughters, Marcia (Jim) Smith and Julie (Tom) Rupert, and their grandchildren. Her husband of 23 years, John Walker preceded her in death on July 12, 2016. He was survived by his children, Ken (Judy), Douglas, Lisa (Chuck) and Wayne (Anna).
Martha loved singing Welsh hymns and attending the annual Cymanfa Ganu at Salem Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed hosting family and friends at her home. Martha loved to socialize, play cards, dance and bowl. She was truly blessed with many lifelong friends who will miss her dearly.
She is survived by a daughter, Connie Huffman; son, Douglas (Karen) Droll; two granddaughters, Josaphina Shiloh (Christopher) Boyd and Tanner Louise Droll; great grandson, Beckett Boyd; sister-in-law, Marian Morris; as well as several nieces.
In addition to her parents and husband, Martha was preceded in death by brothers, Herbert and William “Billy” Morris, and one niece, Barbara McPherson.
Funeral service will be 1 pm Sunday, January 7, 2018 at First Presbyterian Church in Van Wert, OH with Rev. Hal Shafer presiding. The family will receive friends from noon to 1 pm at the church. A luncheon will follow at the Elks Lodge. Interment in Venedocia Cemetery will be private.
In lieu of flowers, the family appreciate memorial contributions be made in Martha’s name to the donor’s charity of choice.
Arrangements by Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory. Condolences may be expressed at www.alspachgearhart.com.
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