Evelyn Walter

Evelyn Joan “Joker” Walter, 84, of Paris, passed away at 2:15 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, at Paris Community Hospital. She was a homemaker and was employed at South Side Laundry and the FS Garden Shop.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Stewart and Carroll Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Mrs. Walter was born Aug. 23, 1932, in Clark County, the daughter of the late Wayne and Mary Purcell Ulrey. She married William G. Walter in Clark County in 1952, and he preceded her in death in 1986.

Survivors include her children, David G. (Gayle) Walter of Chrisman and Donna Ramsey of Paris; three grandchildren, Rachel Walter of Downers Grove, Tricia (Nick) Lancaster of Streamwood and Jared Kemper of Sacramento, Calif.; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Donnie Ulrey, Norman Ulrey and Lee Dean Ulrey.

Memorial contributions may be made to Edgar County Humane Association or Paris Carnegie Public Library.

Online condolences may be left www.stewartandcarrollfuneralhome.com.

The Prairie Press

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