PATRICIA A. WALKER
Patricia A. Walker, 71, of Payson, died at 9:25 a.m. Tuesday (March 31, 2015) in Unity Point Health Trinity in Rock Island, Illinois.
Born August 4, 1943, Pat was the daughter of Bernard D. and Ruth E. Bryant Godfrey.
Pat enjoyed reading, playing solitaire and cooking, but her greatest joy was the time she spent with her family, especially her grandchildren. She will be fondly remembered for being a "Mom" to all the neighborhood children.
Pat owned and operated two restaurants, The Lunch Box in Camp Point, Illinois, and Char's in Mt. Sterling, Illinois, for many years.
Survivors include her daughter, Kimberly Walker of Payson; two grandchildren, Michael Anthony Goehl of Quincy and Chesney Walker of Payson; one brother, Bobby Godfrey (Angie) of Tampa, FL; one sister, Barbara Strayer of Davenport, IA; and several loving nieces and nephews.
Pat was preceded in death by her parents; one nephew, Robbi Godfrey; and one brother-in-law, Royce Strayer.
Cremation was accorded to Pat.
The family will meet with friends to celebrate Patricia's life on Monday evening from 4:00 to 7:00 at the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the Patricia Walker Memorial Fund.