Walker, Shirley Ann Zarzour

Former President Of Dixie Youth Baseball

Monday, November 6, 2017

Shirley Ann Walker, 71, of Chattanooga, died on Sunday,  November 5, 2017.

 

She was born in Lawton, Ok., on Aug. 25, 1946, to the late Phillip Alfred and Audrey Mae Paddyaker Jones, Sr. Shirley and her family moved from Cache, Ok. to Ozark, Al. in 1954 where she lived until 1970 when she moved to Chattanooga. She was active in the Lakeside Youth Association where she served as president of Dixie Youth Baseball, minor and major leagues for many years and was also a Dixie Youth Baseball commissioner.  

 

She was preceded in death by a brother, Phillip Alfred (Regina) Jones, Jr.    

 

Shirley is survived by Larry Walker and her children, Phillip C. Walker and John Patrick (Kathreen) Walker; two granddaughter, Audrey Rose Walker and grandson, Caried Lee Walker; brothers, Phil Benton Jones of Ozark, Al. and Harve Daniel (Wendy) Jones of Bakersfield, Ca.; uncle, Carl (Bowe) Paddyaker of Lawton, Ok.; several nieces and nephews.

 

The family will receive friends from 4-6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 8, at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home.

 

A Celebration of Shirley’s Life will follow at 6 p.m. on Wednesday at the North Chapel. 

 

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 50 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959 or stjude.org/memorial.

 

Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN. 

Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com.



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