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Matilda C. Walton - 95

11/28/1924 - 1/10/2020

Normal, Illinois formerly of Colchester

    Matilda C. Walton age 95 of Normal, Illinois, formerly of Colchester, passed away Friday, January 10, 2020, at McLean County Nursing Home in Normal, Illinois.  She was born November 28, 1924, in Astoria, Illinois, to William and Evanna Derry Cassel.  Matilda was united in marriage March 11, 1942, in Palmyra, Missouri, to Thomas Oakley Walton, Sr., he preceded her in death July 25, 1977.

    Surviving to mourn her passing are 1 Daughter: Mary Ellen Shank, Avon, Indiana, 1 Grandson: Brian Shank, 1 Great Grandchild, 1 Niece: Evana Cassel, Colchester, Great Niece and Nephew: Tom and Jody Cassel, Danvers, Illinois and 3 Great Great Niece and Nephew: Samantha Cassel, Jordan Cassel, Jacob Cassel.

    Matilda was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Son: Thomas Oakley Walton Jr., Son in law: Howard Shank, 6 Brothers: Ray Cassel, Floyd Cassel, Jay Cassel, Samuel Cassel, Ernie Cassel, Jesse, Cassel, and 1 Sister: Lena Faulkner.

    Matilda was a homemaker.  She enjoyed Gardening, Reading, Crossword Puzzle's, and taking care of her pets.  She loved to cook for her family and loved all the time she got to spend with them.

    Graveside services will be 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at Oakwood Cemetery in Hamilton, Illinois with Rev. Lee Unger.  Friends may view and sign the register book at the funeral home from 11:00 to 6:00 Monday at the Jones Mortuary in Colchester.  Memorial is to Colchester Rescue Squad. Condolences may be expressed to the family at jonesmortuaryfh.com

Friends may view and sign the register book at the funeral home from 11:00 to 6:00 Monday

11:00 A.M. Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at Oakwood Cemetery in Hamilton, Illinois

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