Doris L. Walton, 87, of Quincy, died at 8:45 p.m. Friday (Aug. 1, 2014) in Good Samaritan Home. Born Jan. 1, 1927, in Columbus, Doris was a daughter of Orval and Ethel Wheeler Boling. She married Omer E. Walton Jr. on Oct. 30, 1948, in Columbus. He died Sept. 10, 1973. Doris was a member of Madison Park Christian Church, where she was active in the Sunshine and Ever Ready Class. She was a 1945 graduate of Maplewood High School in Camp Point. She volunteered at Blessing Hospital, making Comfort Bears for children in the ER. She enjoyed sewing, cooking, quilting and attending the Quincy Park Band 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, Dean Walton (Janet) of Naples, Fla., and Jay Walton (Melissa) of Quincy; one daughter, Jill Moore (Gary) of Quincy; and two grandchildren, Zachary Walton (Jackie) of Naples and Sam Walton of Quincy. Also surviving is a great-grandchild, Landon Walton; and 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. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 4, in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home, with Pastor Bruce Willard conducting. Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery. VISITATION: 10 a.m. until the services Monday in the funeral home. ARRANGEMENTS: Blessing Hospice or Madison Park Christian Church. WEBSITE: www.zrsc.com. Condolences may be expressed online at www.whig.com.
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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Aug. 3 to Aug. 5, 2014