obit: Doris Walker Stanek
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Doris Walker Stanek, 97, of Bryan, passed away January 24, 2011 at Crestview Retirement Community. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. Thursday, January 27, at Memorial Funeral Chapel in Bryan. Interment will follow at Rest-Ever Memorial Park Cemetery.
Doris was born August 14, 1913 to Eula Hooker and Edward Westfield Walker in Tenaha. She attended the College of Marshall and Stephen F. Austin. Doris worked for Texas A&M University for many years and was a member of Central Baptist Church. To her family and friends she was known as "Big Mama".
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 43 years, Earl Stanek; brother, Edward Walker; and sister, Allene Walker
Survivors include her daughter, Linda Stanek and Glenn Ferguson of Bryan; grandchildren, Greg and Lorie Ferguson of Bryan, Russ and Tammy Ferguson of Mont Belvieu; great-grandchildren, Shawn Ferguson of College Station, Jarred and Amanda Ferguson of Bryan, and Colby Ferguson of Mont Belvieu; and great-great-grandchildren, Chadney and Chloe Ferguson of Bryan.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Children's Book Project, c/o Brazos Valley Retired School Personnel, PO Box 6693, Bryan, TX 77805.
Published in The Bryan-College Station Eagle on January 26, 2011