Janice Marie (Zook) Walker, 61, of Columbus, died Saturday, August 22, 2009 at Mt. Carmel Medical Center in Pittsburg.

Janice was born April 25, 1948 in Columbus, the daughter of E.J. and Pearl (Kelley) Zook.

She graduated from Columbus High School in 1966 and married Gayle A. Walker on April 18, 1966.

She worked at Ace Electric for several years. She enjoyed horses, crocheting, sewing and spending time with her family.

She was prededed in death by her husband, a son, her father and a brother.

She is survived by two daughters, Shannon Davis and Geoff of McCune, and Amy Storm of Chetopa; her mother, Pearl Zook of Columbus; one sister, JoAnn Tash of Hollister, Mo.; five granddaughters, Courtney Storm, Kayla Walker, Kristina Walker, Summer Storm, Samantha Storm; one grandson, Jack Davis.

Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 26, at the Murdock Funeral Home with Galen Zook officiating. Visitation will be 10 a.m. until service time on Wednesday. Inurnment will follow at a later date. Memorials may be made to Murdock Funeral Home to help with expenses.