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Helen Loretta (Townley) Walton

February 11, 1934 ~ January 24, 2022 (age 87)


Helen Loretta (Townley) Walton, age 87, of Marengo, Indiana passed away on Monday morning January 24, 2022, at her home. She was born on February 11, 1934, to Henry Austin Townley and Maggie Augustine (Sprinkle) Townley in Valeene, Indiana. She married Gerald Stanley Walton on July 2, 1955, and had one son Jerry Wayne Walton on February 28, 1965.

Helen Loretta was the owner and operator of Walton's Motel from 1973 to 2000. She was a member of the Paoli Senior Citizens and the Marengo Methodist Church of Marengo. She enjoyed listening to old-time country music and dancing, playing cards, scrapbooking, reading, and sewing. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. 

She is preceded in death by her parents, Henry Austin Townley and Maggie Augustine (Sprinkle) Townley; brother, Henry Townley along with her husband, Gerald Stanley Walton.

Helen Loretta is survived by her longtime companion, Kenneth Lee Cook, sister, Hazel Loraine (Townley) Williamson, her son, Jerry Wayne Walton, and wife, Barbara Ann Walton. Two grandchildren, Christina Ann Walton and Jerrett Wayne Walton. 

Visitation will be on Wednesday, January 26, 2022, from 4-7 pm at McAdams Mortuary funeral home in Paoli, Indiana. Funeral will be 1pm Thursday, January 27 at the funeral home, there will be visitation after 11am until the service time. Officiating the funeral service will be Bro. Harvey McAdams. Burial will follow at the Mathers Cemetery in English, Indiana. For condolences visit




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January 26, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
McAdams Mortuary of Paoli

Funeral Service
January 27, 2022

1:00 PM
McAdams Mortuary of Paoli

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