Terel Walker

July 7, 2013

Walker, Terel Obituary

TEREL WALKER, age 34 years old of Temple Hills, Maryland transitioned peacefully on Sunday July 7, 2013 at The Washington Homes in Northwest, Washington, D.C.

TEREL was born September 20, 1978 in the District of Columbia to the late Ophelia Walker and Warren Phillip Hawkins both whom precede her in death.

TEREL was the youngest of four siblings and spent all of her life in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area. At an early age TEREL was baptized at Contee AME Zion Church and accepted the Lord Jesus Christ as her personal Savior. In 2006 TEREL rededicated her life to Christ and became a member of the New Samaritan Baptist Church in N.E., Washington, D.C.

TEREL was educated in public schools of  the District of Columbia, but later transferred to public schools in Prince George’s County, Maryland where she received her high school diploma at Suitland Performance & Art High School. She also attended the University of the District of Columbia, Washington, D.C. majoring in Criminal Justice.

TEREL had a career in property management for 10 years with various Real State companies in the Washington, DC, Metropolitan area. She held her last position as property manager with William C. Smith in South East, Washington, D.C.

TEREL lived a very for filling life. She was an aspiring artist who loved body art, song writer, recording artist of music, “Lilly of the Valley”, enjoyed playing the guitar, riding motorcycles, reading great novels, traveling, playing golf,  tennis, hiking, biking, boating, fishing, and was  very passionate about her cooking, loved traditional family functions and get-togethers, especially a good barbecue with “Ribs”…… She made a mouthwatering “Banana Pudding”!!

TEREL was engaged to Michael Dixon joyfully and with much anticipation she gave birth to Legend Arkiese Dixon on February 25, 2013.

TEREL  was an intelligent, tenacious and courageous woman who encountered various life changes while battling multiple sclerosis. . She was also actively involved in the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Washington, D.C.  These qualities never diminished during her battle with pancreatic cancer.  She showed immense courage and grace throughout her illness and was a inspiration to all those around her. TEREL never took life for granted and lived each day as if it was her last.

TEREL leaves a legacy of love that will be cherished forever by: her loving son: Legend Arkiese Dixon, two sisters, Julia (William) Nealey, Ophelia (Christopher) Walker- Morris, one brother, Warren P. Hawkins, a fiancé, Michael Dixon, four nephews, William Nealey III, Michael Morris, Malik Morris, Warren Hargrove and Cornell Hawkins, one loving aunt Connie Walker, a parental figure, Cornell Cheeks, and two devoted friends Takethia Jones and Ashia May.

TEREL also leaves to cherish her memory an extended family. Tanya Johnson (inherited mother), Angela R. Jones (Aunt), LaShae Johnson, Tyrone Tolson, India Jones and Tyliea Tolson, as well as a host of other relatives and friends.

TEREL is preceded in death by her mother Ophelia Walker and father Warren Phillip Hawkins, two grandmothers, Matilda Snata Walker and Julia T. Hill, one grandfather, Warren P. Hawkins, one step grandfather, George N. Hill.

TEREL endured great struggles and adversity in life, she remained, on a daily basis, a positive inspiration to all who knew her. TEREL endeared everyone who knew her and will be forever missed.

Sevice will be held at Spirit of Faith Christian Center, 2261 Oxon Run Drive, Temple Hills, MD 20748

Viewing: 10:00a.m Service: 11:00am

Interment Harmony Memorial Park




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July 16, 2013
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Spirit of Faith Christian Center

2261 Oxon Run Drive
Temple Hills, MD 20748
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July 16, 2013
11 am

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Spirit of Faith Christian Center

2261 Oxon Run Drive
Temple Hills, MD 20748
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July 16, 2013

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National Harmony Memorial Park

7101 Sheriff Road
Hyattsville, MD 20785
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