Dorothy L. Walker

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Dorothy L. Walker

Dorothy L. Walker, 91, of Elkhorn, WV went to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at Bluefield Regional Hospital
Dorothy was born July 27, 1927 in Arlington, WV to the late Sandy and Mary Jones. She was a 1946 graduate of Elkhorn High School. She retired from the McDowell County Board of Education where she worked for 18 years as a cook at Elkhorn Elementary, Switchback Elementary, Elkhorn Junior High and Northfork Middle Schools.
She was a member of Upland Baptist Church where she served as Mother of the Church, Church Clerk Emeritus, former President of the Pastor's Aide, and President of the Missionary Society. She was also a member of the Usher Board and the Kitchen Committee. She was a member of the Artistic Society.
In addition to her parents, Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband Junior "Sack" Walker; son Harold "Stinky" Walker; two brothers, Sandy Jones Jr., and Franklin Jones; one sister, Willie Mae Thomas; one granddaughter and one great-granddaughter.
She is survived by her four daughters: Barbara (Jimmie) Crawley of Elkhorn WV; Patricia (Wayne) Weaver of Waldorf, MD; Janice Neal of Bryans Road, MD; and Gloria Faye (Rev. Timothy) Hairston of Elkhorn, WV; adopted daughter: Sandra (Purcell) Massenburg of Ft. Washington, MD; Four Grandsons: Joseph Neal, Jr. of Indian Head, MD, David (Angela) Hairston of Huntington, WV, James "JR" (Diana) Crawley of Bluefield, WV, Steven Walker of Fairmont, WV; Granddaughter Erica Weaver of Ft. Washington, MD; Great-Grandchildren: DeAndrea Weaver, Adonte Williams, Joseph Neal III, Tian Crawley, Zy'iana Walker and Jada Henderson; Son-in-law Joseph Neal, Sr.; her "Butler" EJ Ivy; Special "Grandson" Rodney Powell; Grand "God-Daughter" Traci Johnson of Northfork, WV; Special Friends: Janie Ivy, Ann Wheeler, Alma Thompson, Loretta Powell and Della Powell; Her "Guys" EJ Ivy, Morris Marshall and Kevin Dickerson; Her Upland Baptist Church Family and a host of other relatives and friends.
A viewing will be held on Friday, October 12, 2018 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at Upland Baptist Church, Elkhorn, WV. A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Upland Baptist Church with Pastor Dane Moore officiating and Rev. James Green presiding. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Garden, Courthouse Road, Princeton.
Services entrusted to Gregory-Page Funeral Home in Welch. To leave online condolences: gregory-pagefh.com
Published on October 10, 2018
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victor helm
Oct 13, 2018
TO THE MOTHER OF UPLAND BAPTIST CHURCH WHO I REALLY LOVE, I'M SORRY THAT I COULDN'T BE THERE. BUT I KNOW THAT YOU ARE IN HEAVEN WATCHING DOWN ON US. AS WE SAY AT UPLAND BAPTIST CHURCH. WE WILL MISS YOU " IN THIS PLACE". REST IN PLACE. MY DEAR FRIEND. WILL MISS YOU LOVE YOU
Rowe Family
Oct 11, 2018
Our condolences our prayers are with u at this time she was very good friend to our family you sadly be missed and never forgotten she one of the best cooks in the world R.i.p.
Gladine Thomas Barner
Oct 11, 2018
Ladies,
Your mother was a dear friend. You are in our Prayers. May God be with you all.
Thomas & Barner Family
Fairmont & Algoma, WV
Richard &’Tonie Holland
Oct 10, 2018
Our prayers are with you at this difficult time.May God grant the family the strength needed to endure🙏🏽 ...