Nylene Cheryl Walker, 72 of Louisville, Ky.

Nylene Cheryl Walker, 72 of Louisville Ky. passed away July 18 at Baptist East Hospital, Louisville, Ky.  

She was Born Jan. 12, 1948 in Princeton, Mo. to Frank Wilson and Ruby Maleese (Grove) Rutledge. She graduated from Princeton High School in 1966 and received a Bachelor of Science in Education in 1970 from Northeast Missouri State College (now Truman State University). In 1978, she received her Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Louisville in Louisville, Ky. She was a teacher for Jefferson Country Public Schools in Louisville, Ky. for 31 years. 

She married Larry Wayne Walker on Nov. 21, 1971. He proceeded her in death on July 12 of this year. They lived in Louisville, Ky. their entire married life.

Nylene loved to create whether it be sewing, quilting or crafts of any type. She was a number one Cardinal fan for the U of L. 

She was proceeded in death by her husband; her parents; one brother, Keith Rutledge; a sister-in-law, Mary Rutledge and two brother-in-laws, Steve Walker and Ronald Corder. She is survived by one sister, Norene Corder; a sister-in-law, Betty (LeRoy) Moore and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside services will be held Thursday, July 30, at 10 a.m. at Bethel Cemetery in Ellery, Ill. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Bethel Cemetery are preferred.

Online condolences and fond memories may be left for the family at www.meridithfuneralhome.com.

Ingram-Meridith Funeral Home of Albion is honored to be entrusted with the arrangements.