Shirley Mae Tyler Walker of Emporia, Virginia departed this life on Friday, May 10, 2013 at Henrico's Doctors Hospital in Richmond, Virginia.
Shirley was born October 5, 1949 in Emporia VA, to the late Hazel Lee Tyler and raised by Jim and Blanch Tyler. She lived in VA and then moved to New York at a young age. Later she returned to VA where she lived the rest of her joyous life.
She was preceded in death by her siblings: Eddie Thomas Tyler, William Henry Tyler (Ruth) and James Willis Tyler (Rudy).
She went home to be with the lord at the age 63. She leaves to cherish her memories: one son. Gary D Walker of Forest Hill. MD, three daughters: Alise Walker of Raleigh, NC, Yulanda Hall, of Elmwood Park, NJ and Lynette Walker of Paterson NJ. 6 grandchildren: Latisha Walker, Daria Walker, Tre’ and Jayla Hall, Nazaira Watson and Dazhier Huggins.
She also leaves to cherish her memories 3 brothers: Carol Hardy Tyler of Emporia, VA. Fred Hall of Brooklyn, NY and Mark Hall of Queens, NY. 3 sisters: Viola Hall, Emporia, VA, Sharon McWilliams (Nathan) of Teaneck, NJ and Carol Hall-Boyd (Victor) of Queens, NY. A host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. One special friend: Mary Banks.
She will be missed by everyone that knew her but never forgotten by those that loved her.
Funeral Services will be conducted on Saturday, May 18,2013 at 12:00 Noon at Zion Baptist Church. Reverend Jerome Pratt will be officiating. Interment will follow in The Family Cemetery in Freeman, Virginia.
Professional services entrusted to the Pearson Funeral Service 556 Halifax Street Emporia, Virginia 23847 (434) 634-2162 and 400 Court Street Lawrenceville, Virginia (434) 848-3128 www.pearsonandsonfuneralhome.com Richard E. Pearson, Owner, President Ronnell E. Pearson, Manager, Vice-President