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Betty B. Walker

June 13, 1928 - October 2, 2013
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Betty J. Walker PhD, nee Boyd, 85, formerly of Fairview Heights, Illinois, born June 13, 1928 in East St. Louis, Illinois, died Tuesday, October 2, 2013 in Red Bud, Illinois. Betty earned a Bachelor of Science from Washington University, a Masters Degree in Nursing from Washington University and a Doctorate in Philosophy Education from St. Louis University and was a former professor of Nursing at SIUE, former Director of the Continuing School of Nursing Education at SIUE, a member of Sigma Theta Tau, and was a; pianist, artist, soloist, Girl and Boy Scout troop leader, preschool teacher, and proud mother to 12. She had many interests and...
Betty J. Walker PhD, nee Boyd, 85, formerly of Fairview Heights, Illinois, born June 13, 1928 in East St. Louis, Illinois, died Tuesday, October 2, 2013 in Red Bud, Illinois.

Betty earned a Bachelor of Science from Washington University, a Masters Degree in Nursing from Washington University and a Doctorate in Philosophy Education from St. Louis University and was a former professor of Nursing at SIUE, former Director of the Continuing School of Nursing Education at SIUE, a member of Sigma Theta Tau, and was a; pianist, artist, soloist, Girl and Boy Scout troop leader, preschool teacher, and proud mother to 12. She had many interests and hobbies including; genealogy, cooking, reading, needle work of all types, and cross word puzzles. Betty pursued a lifetime of education and dedicated her life to the care and education of others.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Walker, her parents; Leonard and Marie, nee Green, Boyd, a son, Gene Walker, and two grandchildren; David and Jacob.

Surviving are her children; Nelda (John) Borowy, Karol (Ben) Morgan, Susan Stropes, Steven (Jeannie) Walker, Lisa (Steven) Blakeley, Jane (Greg Jannick) Brown, Timothy (Lori) Walker, Claudia (Marcellus) Mosely, Julia-Li (Richard) Burgess, Jeremy (Rebecca) Walker, and Meagen (James) Overby, her grandchildren; Heather, Todd, Shannon, Sean, Barbara, John, Katherine, Patrick, Nicholas, Stacey, Matthew, Elise, Courtney, Joshua, Erik, Sara, Jessica, Marcellus II, Portia, Travis, Kyle, Richard, Sydney, Byron, Benjamin, Caleb, James Jr., Noah, Aliya, Titus, Sophia, Lily, and one yet to be born, many great grandchildren, a brother, James (Mary Ann) Boyd, two sisters; Fairy (Glenn) Meek and Ellen Manning, daughter-in-law, Connie Walker, nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Memorials are appreciated to the or St. Jude's. Memories and expressions of condolences may be made at www.lakeviewfuneralhm.com.

Visitation: Friends may call from 10 am to 2 pm, Saturday, October 5, 2013 at Lakeview Funeral Home, Fairview Heights, Illinois.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 2 pm, Saturday, October 5, 2013 at lake View Funeral Home, Fairview Heights, Illinois. Interment will be Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, Illinois.

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