Marlene J. Walton, 71, of Plainfield, passed away Tuesday evening, Feb. 7, 2006 at Hendricks County Community Hospital in Danville.
Born July 26, 1934 in Dugger, she was the daughter of Rex L. and Julie E. (Swan) Shonk. She had been married to John E. Walton, who passed away March 26, 1997.
She retired from Indiana Bell and later worked at Indiana University Medical Center. She was a 1953 graduate of Linton-Stockton High School.
Survivors include: a daughter Stacy Walton of Plainfield; two grandchildren, Kurt Preston Walton and Logan Ryan Walton, both of Plainfield; and two brothers, Don Shonk and his wife Jane, and Rick Shonk and his wife Linda, all of Linton.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband John.
Funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Friday at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home Linton Chapel with the Rev. David Tyra officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery.
Friends may call from 11 a.m. on Friday until the hour of the service at the funeral home.