Berdie Inez Walker, 88, of Ooltewah, went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, January 7, 2017.
She was a lifelong resident of Hamilton County and a member of Fairview Baptist Church.
She was formerly employed for Olan Mills, McKee Bakery but most of working career was in local hosiery mills retiring in 1992 from Willwear Hosiery Mill.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Willis (Will) Walker; parents, Emmett and Myrtle Dill; sister, Nola Rogers and brothers, Cecil, Chester, Doyle and Marlin Dill.
She is survived by her daughter, Connie (Ronnie) Dotson; grandson, Nathan Dotson, all of Ooltewah; two brothers, Junior (Reba) Dill, Chattanooga and Burl Dill, Harrison; many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, Jan. 9, at 7 p.m. at Maple Grove Baptist Church with Reverend Ronnie Dotson officiating. Burial will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 10, at Fairview Cemetery with Jeff Dill, Gene Dill, Steve Rogers, Scott Buckner, Jim Long and Steve Hedrick serving as pallbearers.
The family would like to express their appreciation to Health Center at Standifer Place and Hospice of Chattanooga for their love and care during these past several weeks.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
The family will receive friends Monday from 3-7 p.m. at Maple Grove Baptist Church, 9525 Birchwood Pike.
Visit www.heritagechattanooga.com to share words of comfort and view the memorial tribute.
Arrangements are by the East Brainerd Chapel of Heritage Funeral Home.