Dorothy Lee Walker, 93, retired from the City of Virginia Beach

Dorothy Lee Walker
Dorothy Lee Walker

Dorothy Lee Walker, 93, passed away Sunday, April 7, 2019, in Bunnell, Florida. Dorothy was born in Johnson City, Tennesse. She grew up in both Tennessee and Charlotte, North Carolina, areas.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Mack L. Walker, who she married in January 1946; she is also preceded in death by her brother, Paul Arrowood.

Dorothy worked early in life as a riveter at an assembly plant in Detroit making airplanes during the World War II war efforts. She raised her three boys, and she later retired from the City of Virginia Beach at the tax collector’s office. She was a longtime member of Kempsville Baptist Church an active member of the Dorcus Sunday school class and Best Agers senior group until they moved to Palm Coast, Florida, in 2007, where she was a member of the First Baptist Church of Palm Coast, Florida. She loved music, she was a choir member and self-taught pianist.

She is survived by her three sons, Michael, Eric (Karen) and Stacy (Allison); sisters, Mary Zang and Betty Stewart; six grandchildren, Michelle, Justin, Jesse, Hillary, Sarah and Emily; four great-grandchildren, Shelyn, Christianna, Mikaeli and Melody; and one great-great-granddaughter, Ellarose. Dorothy’s first love was Jesus, her family, extended family and friends; she will be missed by all.

A funeral service will be conducted at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 13, at Rosewood Kellum Funeral Home. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the funeral home chapel. Burial will immediately follow the service in Rosewood Memorial Park.

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