Dorothy “Dot” Jean Walker, 78, passed away peacefully on February 08, 2019 at Providence Hospital surrounded by her loved ones.
Visitation is scheduled for 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 13th in the Mausoleum Chapel at Waco Memorial Park. The funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday February 14th in the Mausoleum Chapel, interment will follow at Waco Memorial Park.
Dot was born July 16, 1940 to Alvis Randal and Dorothy Mae (McComack) Wilhite of Waco, Texas and the oldest of eight children.
Dot married the love of her life, Kenneth “Butch” Charles Walker on August 17, 1956 and had two daughters, Brenda Kay and Paula Jean. In her early years she enjoyed fishing the Mr. and Mrs. Bass Club. Also, enjoyed spending time with family and friends and watching NASCAR on Sunday afternoons. She had a love for animals and spent most of her years working as a Vet Tech in the Waco area.
She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Kenneth “Butch” Walker; daughters, Brenda Russell and Paula Dulock and husband Bryan; grandchildren, Justin Molina and wife Marti, Krystal West and husband Tim and Bradley Russell; great-grandchildren, Eric, Alexis, Kenley, Kolton, Choyse and Chayse; siblings, Alvis Randal “Randy” Wilhite Jr. and wife Tommie, Wayne Wilhite and wife Joann, Darrell Wilhite and wife Linda, Robert Wilhite and wife Paulette, Melissa Wilhite-Sherosky and wife Karen, Gaylona Yerger and husband Glen, and many nieces and nephews. Dot is preceded in death by her parents, Alvis Randal and Dorothy Mae Wilhite; sister, Lesley Gayle Farley; and grandson Bryan Lee Russell. Pallbearers are Justin Molina, Bryan Dulock, Bryan Dulock Jr., Matthew Wilhite, Jacob Wilhite and Glen Yerger.
The family would like to thank the staff at Providence Hospital, Providence Hospice and Wesley Woods for all the respect and care they showed our loved one.