Doris Evelyn Walker, 87, of Hickory passed away Saturday, June 20, 2020 at Frye Regional Medical Center. She came into this world on February 1st, 1933 in Caldwell County. She was met by her parents Cletus B. Walker and Ethel Quinn Walker. She retired from Hickory Brands after 29 years.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband of 60 years Walter D Walker; a daughter Gail Teague; an infant son William David Walker; a sister Marcella Warlick; and a brother Franklin D. Walker; a step-mother Cora Teague Walker.
She is survived by her two grandchildren Amy Schwieger (Dustin) of Claremont and Russell McClellan (Angel) of Granite Falls; five great-grandchildren Warren Johnson, Robert Sharpe, Gracie McClellan, Shelby McClellan, and Ali Schwieger; a great-great grandchild Mikiya Johnson; two sisters Lois Early of Hickory and Denzel Heafner of Greensboro; a brother Sonny Walker (Judy) of Hudson; and a number of nieces and nephews.
She was a member of Lakeview Baptist Church. She is also survived by her loving church family and Coed 3 Sunday School Class and Mike Houston who was the teacher.
The funeral will be 3:00 pm Wednesday, June 24th, 2020 at Jenkins Funeral Home with Pastor Jerry Hurley officiating. The family will receive friends an hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at Catawba Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to Lakeview Baptist Church Children's Ministry at 4080 N Center St, Hickory, NC 28601.
Please sign the online guestbook at www.jenkinsfuneralhome.net. The Walker family has entrusted arrangements to Jenkins Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Newton 828-464-1555.
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