BURLINGTON - Josephine Berri Walker, 95, passed away Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Moses Cone Hospital. She was born in Humocao, Puerto Rico, to the late Gregorio Ortiz Alicea and the late Senora Alandra Reyes Alicea and was married to the late John Elbert "Doc" Walker who died in 2001. Josephine retired from the textile industry and was a member of the Alamance Lutheran Church.
Survivors include her nieces and nephews, Becky Roberts and husband, Fred of High Point, Nancy Shepherd and Betty Matherly, both of Gibsonville, Lucy Shaff of South Carolina, Chris Thrift of Tennessee and several other nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, sisters and brothers.
The funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, March 22, 2014, at Alamance Lutheran Church by the Rev. James Lockley with entombment to follow at Alamance Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 10 to 10:45 a.m. at the church Saturday prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to Alamance Lutheran Church, 4008 N.C. 62 South, Burlington, N.C. 27215.
Lowe Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Walker family.
You may sign the online register book at www.lowefuneralhome.com