Marlene Walker, age 82, of Green Forest, AR entered into the rest of the Lord Jesus Christ on November 23, 2017. She was born October 5, 1935 in Cleveland Ohio. She was the daughter of Richard and Myrtle (Yahraus) Denton. On March 19, 1955 she married her High School sweetheart, Al Walker.
Marlene worked outside the home on a number of occasions, but the job she was most proud of was wife and mother. She was kind, generous and beautiful inside and out. She enjoyed cooking, baking, yardwork, needlepoint and was a creative, artistic woodcarver. She was a faithful member of First Assembly Of God Church (Church On The Hill) in Berryville.
Marlene is survived by her husband of 63 years, Al Walker of the home, daughter, Karen O'Dell and husband Mike of Rogers, son, Michael Walker and wife Sue of Sefner, FL, one sister, Laura Coffey and husband Jerry of Ashville, NC, grandchildren, Bryan O'Dell and wife, Shaanti of Berryville, Amy Davis and husband Shannon of Cassville, MO, Chasity Taylor of Pine Bluff, AR, Daniel Taylor of Hubble, TX, Shonda Tinker and husband Sam of FL, Michael Walker and Zachary Walker both of FL and 15 great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Myrtle Denton.
Celebration Of Life Memorial gathering will be 2:00 PM Friday, December 1, 2017 at Smith Family Funeral Home of Green Forest.
Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to Smith Family Funeral Home.
On line condolences may be made at www.smithfamilyfuneralhome.net