Dorothy Critcher Walker, age 95, died on February 3, 2020. She was born to the late Willie Critcher and Frances Mangum Critcher on September 13, 1924 in Granville County.
Dorothy was a loving Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother and a lifelong resident of Granville County. She was an active member of Tabb’s Creek Baptist Church; where she was the treasurer for 20 years, the first female deacon in the Church, a choir member and a devoted follower.
Dorothy is survived by her son, James “Jim” Walker (Adria); her brother, James Harold Critcher (Norma Leigh); her granddaughter, Kimberly Walker Nabors (John) and great grandson, John Christopher Nabors, III. She is also survived by special family members, Brenda D. Currin; James T. Stone, Jr., (Christine) and their children, Kate, Emily, Molly; Adrianne S. Wegner, (Dave) and their children, Henry and Spencer and many nieces, nephews, family and friends too numerous to name.
Dorothy is predeceased by her parents; her late husband of 50 years, Frank Pettigrew Walker; her daughter, Joanne Walker Newton and her brothers, W. C. Critcher (Isabelle) and Waverly Nelson Critcher (Marion).
Visitation for Dorothy will be held on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm at Gentry – Newell & Vaughan.
Funeral service to be held on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 2:00 pm officiated by Rev. Stan Jenkins with burial to follow in the church Cemetery. Tabbs Creek Baptist Church, 5609 Tabbs Creek Church Road, Oxford, NC.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in her Dorothy Walker’s honor to Tabbs Creek Baptist Church, Attn to: Alice Overton, 6537 Harold O’Brian Road, Oxford, NC 27565.
The Walker family is proudly being served by Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home, 503 College St., Oxford, NC, 27565.