Carolyn “Dianne” Walker, 70, of Rutland, went to be with the Lord surrounded by family and love on December 13, 2021. Born October 11, 1951 in Mason WV. She was the daughter of the late Gerald McDaniel and Betty Haley Swick.
Dianne was a wonderful mother, wife, nana, friend, and mentor, that touched the lives of everyone she met. She had great patience and the ability to see life in a positive perspective. Her greatest joy other than her family was helping others.
On May 19, 1970 in Salem Center, she married the love of her life, Rodney “Rod” Walker, who survives, a son, Eric Walker, a daughter, Candice (Justin) Jeffers, grandchildren, Lexie and Bransen Walker. A special friends, Gloria “Darlene” Buck, Marilyn Cooper, and Barb Koken, brothers, Craig (Ann) Swick, and Michael (Cathy) Swick, a sister-in-law, Judy McDaniel, many aunts, uncles, cousins, and numerous nieces and nephews also survive.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her grandparents who raised her Phyllis and Worley Haley, a daughter-in-law, Chrissy Walker, a father-in-law, Bob Swick, brother, Gerald “Jerry” McDaniel, and a special friend, Teresa Varian.
In keeping with Dianne’s wishes private family services will be held at the convenience of the family. A Celebration of life memorial services will be held in the spring at her residence by planting a flower garden in memory of her at her home. In lieu of flowers flower seeds may be given to the family for Dianne’s memorial flower garden.
The Cremeens-King Funeral Home, Pomeroy is entrusted with the arrangements.
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