Printed from:

Welcome to Columbia Magazine  

Edith Marie Walker, 94, Adair County, KY (1925-2020)

Edith Marie Walker, 94, of Columbia, KY died Saturday, February 22, 2020 at the T. J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow, KY.

Funeral services will be 12:00pm Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at the Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with burial in the Haven Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be after 10:00am Tuesday at the funeral home. Bro. Hugh Gannon and Bro. Terry Smith will be officiating.

Born in Philadelphia, PA she was the daughter of the late George and Marie Markle Atheney and wife of the late Melvin Bert Walker, Sr.

Mrs. Walker was a member of the Columbia Church of Christ. She was a hard-worker and loved traveling and seeing the beautiful countryside with her beloved Bert. She had a passion for gardening and growing African Violets.

Survivors include a daughter Pat Ransom (Leland) of Bellville, TX; a son Mike McFarland (Linda) of St. Augustine, FL; five grandchildren Brandon Shelley, David McFarland, Darrell Selcer, Laura Beth Canterbury, Jonathan McFarland; five great grandchildren Carter, Callie, Cason and Clare Canterbury and Griffin Shelley; several step-grandchildren and special friends Ricky Collins, Ann Collins, Charlene Bell, Faylene Streeval and Danita Riter.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by her first husband George Edward McFarland and a brother Robert J. Atheney.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Columbia Church of Christ @ 501 Jamestown St. Columbia, KY 42728 or can be left at the funeral home.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

This story was posted on 2020-02-22 19:45:25
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
Located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia, KY.
To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone (270)-384-2149, or e-mail:
Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.

G & G Monuments
Todd and Mandi Green and Jared Conover
1670 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. email:, 270-634-0359
First Quality Marble and Granite

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home
Established 1922 | 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY 42728 | Jeff Jessie, Owner
270-384-2145,, email

Edith Marie Walker, 94, Adair County, KY (1925-2020)

2020-02-22 - Photo from the family.
Edith Marie Walker, 94, Adair County, KY (1925-2020)

Read More... | Comments? | Click here to share, print, or bookmark this photo.


Quick Links to Popular Features

Looking for a story or picture?
Try our Photo Archive or our Stories Archive for all the information that's appeared on


Contact us: Columbia Magazine and are published by Linda Waggener and Pen Waggener, PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.
Phone: 270.403.0017

Please use our contact page, or send questions about technical issues with this site to All logos and trademarks used on this site are property of their respective owners. All comments remain the property and responsibility of their posters, all articles and photos remain the property of their creators, and all the rest is copyright 1995-Present by Columbia Magazine. Privacy policy: use of this site requires no sharing of information. Voluntarily shared information may be published and made available to the public on this site and/or stored electronically. Anonymous submissions will be subject to additional verification. Cookies are not required to use our site. However, if you have cookies enabled in your web browser, some of our advertisers may use cookies for interest-based advertising across multiple domains. For more information about third-party advertising, visit the NAI web privacy site.