Dorothy Jane Walls

March 29, 1929 ~ May 12, 2020 (age 91)


Dorothy Jane Walls, 91, of Punxsutawney, passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at Christ the King Manor.

She was born on March 29, 1929 in Henderson Township, Jefferson County, a daughter of the late Walter R. Zimmerman and Ada Olivet (Weber) Zimmerman.

On September 20, 1947 she became the wife of Richard Clyde Walls.  Together, they enjoyed thirty-seven years of marriage.  He preceded her in death on December 23, 1984.

Dorothy was Protestant by faith and demonstrated her love of the Lord through her actions daily.

She was a wonderful homemaker and a loving wife and mother. She loved to bake and also enjoyed quilting in her quiet time.  Her heart was big, and she was very caring towards others and always looked for ways to help everyone.

She is survived by one daughter, Carol A. (Ralph, Jr.) Adams of Punxsutawney; one granddaughter, Michelle (Jim) Hall of Punxsutawney.

Preceded in death by her husband Richard, her parents, and two sisters, Martha Rehar and Wilma Dubeck.

Due to Covid-19 pandemic arrangements are private and under the direction of Shumaker Funeral Home, Inc., Big Run.

Interment will be at McClure Cemetery, Big Run.

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