Darlene D. (Daugherty) Walker, 92, of Sylvania, OH (formerly of Springfield, IL) passed away October 23, 2011 @ 12:45pm at Kingston of Sylvania, Sylvania, OH.  She was born July 2, 1919, in Kincaid, IL, the daughter of Chester and Rose (Dilbeck) Daugherty.  She married Charles Frank Walker on June 19, 1949 in Springfield, IL.  He preceded her on May 8, 2011.  She was an Administrative Asst for the State of Illinois. She retired on July 1, 1984.  She was a graduate of Taylorville High School (first class from Taylorville High School on Springfield Road).  She attended Illinois State University and graduated from Lincoln Land Community College in 1970.  She was a member of the Mothers of Twins Club and was a member of the First Christan Church of Springfield for over 30 years, where she taught Sunday School.  Preceded in death by parents, husband, granddaughter; Melinda Mussman, six brothers and four sisters.

She is survived by daughters, Kim(Mike) Mussman of Avon Lake, OH and Kay Foster of Springfield, IL; Brother, Jim Daugherty of Taylorville, IL; Sister, Kate Oseland of Teutopolis, IL; Grandchildren, Greg (Julie) Mussman of Agon Lake, OH; Tamara (Ben) Kranz of Westerville, OH; Tina (Jim) Buck of Westerville, OH; Charles B. Foster III of Springfield, IL. and Michael Foster of Springfield, IL.; Great-Grandchildren, Gianna and Michael Mussman; Ethan, Austin and Kranz and Gregory Buck.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00am Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at the Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, IL with Rev Dick Wamsley officiating.  Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery, Taylorville, IL.  Visitation will be from 10:00am to 11:00am at the Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, IL.

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Homes, LTD, Taylorville.   Sign on-line guest book at


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