Monday, July 23, 2018

Dolores “Lory” Walker – Obituary

Dolores “Lory” Walker, age 87 years, a resident of Vienna, Illinois, passed away unexpectedly Thursday morning, December 29, 2016, at 3:40 AM at her home.

Lory was born June 24, 1929 in Addieville, Illinois. She was the daughter of William and Gladys (Wilke) Lehde.

On September 11, 1948, Lory was united in marriage to her beloved soul mate Everett “Lee” Walker in Paragould, Arkansas. He preceded her in death on January 21, 2007.

Lory is survived by: her daughter – Barb (her husband, Bill) Warmack of Vienna; her granddaughter – Lorylee (her husband, DeWayne) Hensley of Vienna; a great grandson – Isaiah Hensley; and a brother – Don (his wife, Shirley) Dintelman.

Lory was preceded in death by her parents William Lehde and Gladys Lehde Dintelman; her husband – Lee Walker; a son – Donald Walker; and 3 brothers.

Lory was a 1947 graduate of the Nashville, IL High School. She was employed as a secretary at Southern Illinois Stone Company at Buncombe until 1980. Lory was a member of the former Cypress Chapter Order of the Eastern Star, the Anna Moose Lodge # 1346, and the Beggs-Gurley VFW Post # 5222 Ladies Auxiliary. She was a member of the Zion Evangelical Church of Addieville.

Lory enjoyed dancing and spending time with friends. She was devoted to her family; her beloved daughter and granddaughter, Barb and Lorylee, their husbands, Bill and DeWayne, and her great grandson, Isaiah, was her heart.

A service honoring the life of Lory Walker will be held Sunday afternoon, January 1, 2017, at 2 PM at Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna.

Burial will be in the Cypress Masonic Cemetery.

Visitation will be conducted Saturday, December 31, 2016, from 4PM – 7 PM at Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna.

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