Dollie Mae Walker, 76, of Kingston, died Tuesday, June 29, 2021, in Kingston.
She was born Wednesday, Sept. 20, 1944, in Collinsville, Okla., to Bill Smith and Edith Gardner.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 35 years, Ivan Lee Walker; her mother-in-law, Doris Walker Denser, which was like a second mother to her; one father-in-law, Hubert Walker; and one brother, John Smith.
She is survived by one son, Schade, and wife, Bethany, Walker of Texarkana; one daughter, Rachel Walker of Pettigrew; two grandchildren, Natalie and Sam Walker of Texarkana; one brother, Kenneth, and his wife, Evelyn, Smith of Elkins; two brothers-in-law, Henry, and wife, Thelma, Walker of Baldwin; and Arl Walker of Pettigrew; three sisters-in-law, Dora, and husband, Levon, Rogers of Plummerville; Lora Franklin of Rogers, and Rowena Smith of Huntsville; longtime friend, David Smith of Kingston; and many nieces and nephews.
Dollie was a teacher at St. Paul public schools and retired after teaching generations of students. She enjoyed running and had a love for animals; especially dogs and cats which she passed along to her children and grandchildren. In her later years when she could no longer run, she loved to watch the birds outside on the bird feeder and basketball, especially the NBA.
Graveside services were held, Tuesday, July 6, at Boston Cemetery with Larry Johnson officiating.
Honorary pallbearers were Jerry Smith, Sam Smith, Gess Mcouldet, Steve Walker, Rodney Franklin, Scott Franklin, John Smith and Travis McGee.
Services are entrusted to Brashears Funeral Home and Crematory in Huntsville.