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329 E Main St
Clarksburg, WV 26301
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Dorcas Walker

Dorcas J. Walker

Sunday, February 2nd, 1936 - Friday, September 6th, 2019
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Dorcas Jean Phalen Walker, 83, of Morgantown, WV and Huntersville, NC, passed away on Friday, September 6, 2019 at Mon General Hospital in Morgantown.  She was born in Gordon, WV (Logan Co.) on February 2, 1936, a daughter of the late Wallace V. Watson and Mondaine McCallister Mollahan. 

Dorcas is survived by three children: Charles Lee “Dusty” Phalen Jr. and wife, Lee Ann of St. Albans, WV, Michael Wallace “Mick” Phalen and wife, Jennifer of Huntersville, NC, and Jill Anne Olexa, and husband Eric of Morgantown; brother, Danny Watson and wife, Dreama of Cross Lanes, WV; seven grandchildren: Zachary Phalen, Robin Sylvester, Megan Persinger, Michael Phalen, Bethany Phalen, Hannah Roth and Molly Abraham; 12 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Gay Watson; as well as many nieces and nephews.

 In addition to her parents Dorcas was preceded in death by her husband, of 36 years, Charles L. Phalen; and three siblings: Lowell “Butch” Watson, Patricia Kelley, and Loretta Ashby.

 Dorcas was a graduate of St. Albans High School. Dorcas worked a variety of jobs in Charleston and Clarksburg, which included time at Haddads, as a Realtor, co-owner and operator of a T & L Hotdogs franchise, and as a bereavement coordinator for Peoples Hospice.  She was a devout Christian and was very involved in the Family Worship Center in Lakeland, Florida, where she served as a coordinator for seniors and previously with Faith Fellowship Church in Clarksburg when she resided there.  Dorcas was known for her outgoing personality, her wit, her fashion sense and her willingness to speak her mind. Always the social butterfly she belonged to the Women’s Club at St. Albans, sang in the church choir, and she loved mingling with her friends at Harmony Independent Living in Morgantown. 

 Family and friends will be received at the Davis-Weaver Funeral Home 329 E. Main Street Clarksburg, WV, on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 from 12 Noon until the service time at 1:30.  Interment will follow at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens. Online condolences, The Davis-Weaver Funeral Home is honored to serve the Phalen Walker Family during this time.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 | 12:00pm - 1:30pm
    Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 12:00pm - 1:30pm
    Davis-Weaver Funeral Home
    329 E Main Street
    CLARKSBURG, WV 26301
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  • Service

    Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 | 1:30pm
    Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 1:30pm
    Davis-Weaver Funeral Home
    329 E Main Street
    CLARKSBURG, WV 26301
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  • Interment

    Floral Hills Memorial Gardens
    Rt 1 Box 319
    Mt. Clare, WV 26408
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Linda Simms

Posted at 11:52am
Jill, we remember your mother as a caring, gentle, jovial friend. We are so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family during this especially grievous time of loss.

Judy K. Haught

Posted at 10:05pm
Jill, in my memory I still can see your beautiful Mother always smiling, soft spoken, when we attended Faith Fellowship. For a short time after she moved to Florida, we kept in touch. She will always be remembered for her sweet spirit. I loved her and know she will be missed by all for quite a while. One day the Grand Reunion will fill our hearts with joy as we see her radiant face again. Most of all praising Jesus together forever and ever. With love and prayers.. Judy K. Haught

Phil Guseman

Posted at 08:32pm
Donna and I have only know Dorcas for a short time here at Harmony in Morgantown. She was always friendly and outgoing and ready to express an opinion based on her past experiences. She really liked when we missed BINGO. She said we were to lucky and kept her from get a chocolate bar. Dorcas is already missed.

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Donna and Phil Guseman

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Posted at 07:49pm
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Janet Dawson

Posted at 07:12pm
So many special memories our families spent together oh so many many moons ago ... my sister mentioned to me today and it was vivid in my mind hanging out at Chuck and Dorcas' house in St, Albans and watch the movies from the Valley Drive-in Theater. I also recall, well over 30 years ago, my husband and I moved from Charleston to Clarksburg, and within the first year, my newest neighbor was my Aunt Dorcas. It was only for a short time, but I loved having family that close. Much love to you Dusty, Mick and Jill ... May our precious beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister in law, and aunt Rest In Peace.

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