Mary Lu Edith Hendon
October 28, 1928 – April 2, 2019
Mary Lu Edith Hendon was born in Tillamook, Oregon to John and Leona Burbank. She moved to Portland in 1973, where she lived for the rest of her life. Mary Lu loved life; and lived it to the fullest. She was an amazing mother and grandmother. She made the most beautiful wedding and birthday cakes; and was truly a beautiful person, inside and out. Mary Lu loved being the center of attention; and people loved putting her there. Mary Lu passed away in Portland, at the age of 90. She is survived by her sisters, Loretta Hupp and Johnetta Adamson; children, Peter P. Walker III, Gene E. Walker, Roland A. Walker, Luanne I. Hendon, and April C. Knott; step-children, Thomas Hendon and Tammy Hendon; 27 grandchildren; and numerous great, and great-great-grandchildren. Mary Lu was preceded in death by two husbands, Peter Walker, Jr. and Joe Hendon; step-children, Joseph Hendon, Merrianne Plotnik, and Tabitha Hendon; grandchildren, Lisa Walker and Tyanne Walker; and great-grandchild, Proudy Walker.