Marie Walker Allison of Etowah passed away on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at her residence. She was born in Fletcher to the late Floyd and Myrtle West Walker. Marie was also preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Allison; sister, Mary Haskell; brother, Rev. Bill Walker; and nephew, Donald Haskell.
Marie was a founding member of Etowah Valley Golf Club, EVGC WGA and Blue Ridge WGA, serving as President two terms. She won the EVGC Ladies Club Championship 17 times, BRWGA championship twice, and played in the National Ladies Club Championship 10 years, placing each time. She was recognized for her contributions to Ladies golf with a commemorative brick at the World Golf Village in St. Augustine, FL. Marie worked for many years at Hendersonville Surgical Associates and Fred Shealy, MD, as a Med Tech, vascular specialist, and office manager. She was beloved by her patients and coworkers.
Left to cherish her memory are her brother, Carl Walker (Mellie) of Lyman, SC; sister-in-law, Opel Walker; her beloved nieces and nephews, Carla, Nancy, Martin, Norman, Barron, David, Greg, Chris, Lynn, Steve, Billy and Mark; numerous great-nieces and nephews; and her smallest companion, Snoopy. Marie will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
We look forward to a beautiful memorial service in the spring at Etowah Valley Golf Course.