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Susan Parrish Walker

d. April 10, 2020


Susan Parrish Walker, age 94, passed away Friday, April 10, 2020 at her home.

Mrs. Walker was a true lady. She loved her family, her church, The Christ Episcopal Church in Marion where she was a life-long member, and her community. Susan had a wonderful relationship with the people in her town. She was a great help to many, honest and direct – you always knew where you stood. Her loving and kind way will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Garnett Walker; parents, Deane M. and Elizabeth C. Parrish; grandparents, Dr. E.M. Copenhaver and Susan Sheffey Copenhaver; sister, Caroline Seager; and brother, Dean Parrish.

Susan is survived by her daughter, Caroline Walker Brant of Wytheville, Va.; son, John G. Walker, Jr. and wife, Tamalyn of Florence, S.C.; grandchildren, Rosemary Hancock and husband, David of Wytheville, Va., Travis Coleman Walker and wife, Heather of Florence, S.C.; and caregiver for the last 8 years, Mary Ann Trivitt of Chilhowie, Va.

Private family services will be held at The Christ Episcopal Church with Pastor Emily Edmondson officiating. A private inurnment at the church columbarium will follow.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Christ Episcopal Church, c/o Treasurer, P.O. Box 189, Marion VA 24354.

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