Jeanette Walters

Jeanette WaltersMary “Jeanette” Walters, 66, of Astoria died at 12:47 a.m. May 6, 2016, at McDonough District Hospital in Macomb.

She was born April 9, 1950, in Macomb, the daughter of Whitney and Mary Ellen Hickle Mercer. She married David Walters in 1968 in Vermont.

Surviving are her daughter, Katy Smith of Astoria; one grandson, Lars Smith of Astoria; mother, Mary Ellen Farwell of Astoria; one brother, Bruce (and Anita) Mercer of Vermont, one stepdaughter, Patricia Hayes of Havana; three stepsons, Joe (and Jenny) Hayes and Brian (and Crystal) Hayes, both of Astoria, and Tony (and Shantell) Hayes of Vermont; and numerous step-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her father, Whitney Mercer.

She was a housekeeper at Culbertson Memorial Hospital in Rushville.

She was a member of Vermont Methodist Church when she was younger.

Services were held Tuesday at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria with Pastor Ken Peterson officiating. Burial was in the Mt. Zion Cemetery in Astoria.

Memorials may be made to the Jeanette Walters Memorial Fund.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 5/11/2016


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