Doris Jean Walker Friedline, 81, went to be with God and family at 12:35 a.m. Friday, September 18, 2009 at Willow Rose Rehabilitation Center in Jerseyville. Born May 30, 1928 in Jonesboro, IL, she was the daughter of Louis Edward and Minnie E. (Bishop) Beyerbach. She retired form Greenwood Manor Nursing Home in Jerseyville in 1990 as a C.N.A. She married William H. Walker. She then married C. Thomas Friedline on December 20, 1986. He preceded her in death. She loved nature, God, and her family. Surviving is a daughter, Julene Walker Waters and her husband Michael of Godfrey, two sons; David W. Walker and his wife Suzanne of Little Rock, Arkansas, and Elwood "Woody" Walker of Wood burn, an adopted daughter, Wauneta Waters of Alton, four grandchildren; Jonathon Walker, Daniel Walker, Lauren Waters, and Molly Waters, and 2 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sisters. Visitation will be from 1:00-4:00 p.m. Sunday at Gent Funeral Home in Alton where funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday. Dr. Glen Greenwood will officiate. Burial will be at Hartford Cemetery in Grafton, IL. Memorials may be made to Susan G. Komen for the Cure or to the 5A's animal shelter. Online guestbook and information may be found at www.gentfuneralhome.com.
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