Doris Walker, age 98 of Carbondale, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022 in Manor Court.
She was born Oct. 17, 1923 in West Frankfort to Raymond and Ruby (Wilderman) Landers.
On July 26, 1941 she married John Walker. Together they shared 61 years of making wonderful memories. He preceded her in death on Sept. 19, 2002.
She loved to read and enjoyed sewing. Her greatest joy in life was spending time with her family and grandchildren.
Doris is survived by three daughters, Johnna (Pete) Moutell of Carbondale, Pat Etherton of Carterville and Candace (Jim) Edwards of Carbondale; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Sherrill Ferrera of Florida; other relatives and a host of friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband and a granddaughter, Heather Edwards.
Cremation rites have been accorded. A private graveside service will be in Oakland Cemetery.
Crain Pleasant Grove-Murdale Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials can be directed to St. Francis Care (Animal Rescue) and will be accepted at the funeral home.
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