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Doris L. Walton

January 1, 1927 ~ August 1, 2014 (age 87)

   Doris L. Walton, 87, of Quincy died at 8:45 pm Friday (August 1, 2014) in Good Samaritan Home.

      Born January 1, 1927 in Columbus, IL.  Doris was the daughter of Orval and Ethel Wheeler Boling.  She married Omer E. Walton Jr. on October 30, 1948 in Columbus, IL.  He preceded her in death on September 10, 1973.

   Doris was a member of Madison Park Christian Church where she was active in the Sonshiners and Ever Ready Class.  She was a 1945 graduate of Maplewood High School in Camp Point, IL.  She volunteered at Blessing Hospital making Comfort Bears for children in the ER.  She enjoyed sewing, cooking, quilting and attending the Quincy Park Board Concerts.  She was a wonderful mother and homemaker who loved the family gatherings.

   Doris was employed at Blessing Hospital as a monitor in the Blessing Rieman College of Nursing and then in the Blessing Child Care Department for several years until her retirement.

   Survivors include three sons, Lee Walton (Jean) of Quincy and Dean Walton (Janet) of Naples, FL and Jay Walton (Melissa) of Quincy; one daughter Jill Moore (Gary) of Quincy; two grandchildren Zachary Walton (Jackie) of Naples, FL and Sam Walton of Quincy.  Also surviving is a great grandchild Landon Walton; two sisters in-law Elizabeth Timpe and Delta Walton Wiegmann both of Quincy.

   Mrs. Walton was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers Halford Boling and Gerald Boling and two sisters Mabel Sommer and Gladys Schlipman.

   Funeral services will be held Monday morning 11:00 am in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home with Pastor Bruce Willard officiating.  Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery.

   Visitation will be held Monday morning from 10:00 am until the time of services at the funeral home.

   Memorials may be made to the Blessing Hospice or to Madison Park Christian Church.
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