Doris M. Walker



Doris May Wilson Walker, age 90, of Fair Haven Home, Forest City, died, Sunday, August 13, 2017, at Rutherford Hospital. A native of Reading, PA, she was the daughter of the late Rufus Wilson and Grace Hartman Wilson and a former waitress with Cleghorn, the Nightlight, and Gardos restaurants. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert M. Walker in 2015, a brother, Herbert Wilson, and a sister, Betty Putt.

Survivors include her daughter, Christine Iwerks and her husband Roger of Forest City, a grandson, Christopher Iwerks, a granddaughter, Kristen Iwerks, both of Forest City, a brother, Donald Wilson and his wife Norma of Pennsylvania, and a sister, Joan Bittle of Orange Park, Florida.

A memorial service will be held at eleven o'clock in the morning, First United Methodist Church, Forest City, Thursday, August 17, 2017, with the Reverend Dr. Neil Haynes officiating. Visitation will follow the service in the church fellowship hall. Interment will be at 1:30 PM in the Rutherford County Memorial Cemetery, Forest City, NC. Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church College Fund, 341 East Main Street, Forest City, NC 28043. The Padgett & King Mortuary is in charge of arrangements and an online guest registry is available at