Dorothy Walmsley

Dorothy Walmsley

Dorothy Lee Hudson Walmsley, 78, of Monticello passed away January 26, 2014, at Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello.

She was a homemaker, a Southern Baptist, a member of the Drew County Extension Homemakers Club and the “Country Chicks” ladies group.

Mrs. Walmsley was a former Stanley Home Products and Avon distributor, an avid bowler and oil painter. She also loved gardening and growing roses.

She was quite an athlete and competed in women’s league softball and basketball, was an avid hunter, fisherman, and Arkansas Razorback fan.

Mrs. Walmsley was born October 1, 1935, in the Mississippi Enterprise community and was the daughter of the late James Arthur Hudson and Winnie Scott Hudson.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Jim S. Walmsley; a son, Ernest Steve Walmsley and a grandson, Benjamin Thomas.

Survivors include two sons, Arthur Lee Walmsley of Stuttgart and William Daniel Walmsley and wife, Renae of Dowell, Ill.; two daughters, Sandra Stanley and husband, Jim of Vilonia and Chaplain Winnie June Walmsley LT, CHC, USN (Ret) of Ladelle; one brother, Lloyd Hudson; two sisters, Vivian Wright and Carolyn Hudson; nine grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held January 30 at 10 a.m. at Stephenson Dearman Funeral Home in Monticello.