McALLEN Carole Dorman Walker, age 73, passed away Friday, June 18, 2010 at the Althoff House in Austin .

Carole was born on June 6, 1937 in Alice, Texas, to Marie Burdette and Frazier Jerome Dorman. She attended the University of Texas and graduated from Texas A&I (now A&M Kingsville) with honors. She taught school in both Freer and Alice and lived in Portland, Texas. She then lived in McAllen from 1972 to 2005 when she moved to Austin .

She was preceded in death by her parents and by her husband, William E. (Bill) Walker, Jr.

She is survived by two sons, Wade (Kelly J.) Walker of Round Rock and Robert (Rio Heredia) Walker of St. Louis, MO, five grandchildren, Hayden, Reid, Jackson, Ambrose and Solomon Walker, brother, Kenneth J. (Sylvia) Dorman of Houston, sister in law, Rose Foster of Freer, nieces and nephews, Diane and Jay Dorman, Sharon Foster, Molly Foster, David Earl (Kay) Foster and Kermit Foster and by great nieces and nephew, Meagan, Vanessa, Alex, Katie and Sam.

A Memorial Service will be held at 5:00 pm , Saturday, June 26, 2010 at the Church of the King, 7401 North Ware Road in McAllen .

Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Skinner Silva Funeral Home of Edinburg.