Obit: Carole Walton


Carole J. Walton, 81, of Wilton, died on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018 at Genesis Health System, East Campus in Davenport.

Visitation was held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at Bentley Funeral Home in Wilton.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8 at the First Presbyterian Church in Wilton.

Interment will be at the Oakdale Cemetery in Wilton.

Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church or the Durant Ambulance in her memory.

Online remembrances may be left at

Carole was born in Davenport on April 27, 1937, the daughter of Orval W. and Alice F. (Caldwell) Graham.

She graduated from Davenport High, Monmouth College in Monmouth, Illinois and Mercy Hospital School of Medical Technology in Springfield, Ohio.

In early years, Carole worked at Moline Lutheran Hospital as a Medical Technologist.

Carole married Albert V. Walton on Aug. 26, 1961 in Davenport.

She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Wilton. She enjoyed sewing and crafts. Carole enjoyed traveling with Albert and wintering in Arizona.

Carole is survived by her husband Albert, daughter Donna Walton, son David (Paula) Walton, all of Wilton, and her grandsons Bradley and Alex Walton.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister Pat Osborn.