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Doris J. Walker

June 9, 1940 August 27, 2019
Doris J. Walker
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Doris June Walker, 79, formerly of Herrin, passed away Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at the Herrin Hospital surrounded by her loving family.
Doris was a homemaker in her own home.
Doris was born June 9, 1940 in Springfield, IL to Kenneth and Violet (Marion) DeSoto.
Doris was the oldest active member of Southern Freedom A.B.A.T.E. of Illinois. A.B.A.T.E. was her second family and she tried to attend every function.
She is survived by her four daughters and sons-in-law, Violet & David Choate of Herrin, Sandra & Curtis Haught of Johnston City, Kathy & Sam English of Herrin, Leah Walker and Jeff Howell of Johnston City; nine grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild; sister, Judy Baptist of Springfield, IL; her canine companion, Dixie; and several nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents; grandson, Elliott Choate; two brothers, Kenneth DeSoto and Robert DeSoto.
A Gathering of Family and Friends will be Friday, August 30, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home in Herrin. Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 320 East Walnut, Suite A, Carbondale, IL 62901; envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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5:00 PM 8/30/2019 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 8/30/2019 8:00:00 PM
Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home

2704 South Park Avenue
Herrin, IL 62948

Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home
2704 South Park Avenue Herrin 62948 IL
United States

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Alzheimer's Association

320 E. Walnut, Ste. A
Carbondale, IL 62901

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