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VANCEBURG - Dorothy Lorene Clark Walker, 69, of Concord, peacefully passed away on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at her residence surrounded by loved ones after a courageous battle with health issues.
She was born, July 16, 1946 in Lewis County, Kentucky daughter of the late Bill and Lucille Mason Clark.
Mrs. Walker is survived by her loving husband of 52 years, Luther Walker, Jr., one son, Bryon Keith (Becky) Walker of Vanceburg, and one daughter, Vanessa (Bradley Dale) May of Concord; grandchildren, Brandon Keith Walker, Breanna Carol (Mike) Applegate, Sarah Beth Walker, Breanna Nicole Walker, Laura Angelique May, Caleb Dale May, and Isaac Wade May; and one great grandson, Baylor Michael Applegate. She is also survived by a sister, Angie Garrett, of Trinity, along with several nieces and nephews, other family members, her Sand Hill Christian Church family and numerous friends.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Laura Walker, and sisters, Ernestine Rouse, Betty Barger, Wanda Werline and Barbara Rouse.
Dorothy was a pillar of the Sand Hill Christian Church and a true lady in every sense of the word. She had great joy in being a wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She loved homemaking, decorating, cooking, farming and spending time with her family. She was a past employee of the U.S. Postal Service, Comprehend, Darrell's Florist, Tucker's Country Market and Kroger.
Funeral services for Mrs. Walker will be Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at the Barbour and Son Funeral Home with Brother John Byard officiating. Burial will be in the Hillcrest Garden of Memories.
Pallbearers will be Bill Mullen, Bob Bane, Jimmy Rouse, Jerry Walker, Tommy Walker, Steve Vice and Todd Kingdon.
Honorary Pallbearers will be her grandchildren, great grandson and nephew, Dustin Garrett.
Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. Saturday until the hour of service at the Barbour and Son Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Sand Hill Christian Church Building Fund, c/o Steve Taylor, 4073 Trinity Station Road, Vanceburg, KY 41179.