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“Shirley and John were some of my parents best friends. (Robert and Billie Acrey). I have many great memories of trips, and fun times at their house....Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Laura Alford - Waco, TX

“Shirley and I were friends for almost 60 years. While I was pianist at Casa View Baptist Church and Shirley was in the choir, we practiced on...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Charlotte Collett - Dallas, TX

“Shirley was always the life of the party. We had such a great time on our motorcycle rides and playing train with all our friends. She will be...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Carol Huffman - FORNEY, TX

“Shirley and John were always such fun on our motorcycle rides. Shirley, you will be missed! ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: Brenda Whitlow Pennington - TX

“My Mother . . . My GREATEST asset!!!Beverly ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: Bevery Walker - Dallas, TX

“Shirley , you will be missed ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Marcia Wallace - Garland, TX

“Just learned of Shirley's death today 4/25. I have been calling her on the phone for weeks, and leaving messages. Shirley was a wonderful friend. ...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Lynn Rogers - Mesquite, TX

“She was a wonderful Aunt, always happy and full of life, AND positive and loving, and so much more. She will be missed. Much love to you.Love,Donna...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Donna Howze - Dallas, TX - Family

“I am Shirley's younger Sister, she always knew all the fun things to do. There is a big hole in my heart at the moment, but I will see her again. I...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Sallie Howze - Midlothian, TX

“Shirley will be greatly missed. My family considered her family. So many memories-During the Cuban Missile Crisis she convinced my mom to bury...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Donna Wortman - DALLAS, TX


Shirley Ogden Walker passed away on Saturday, April 18, 2020 while in hospice care from a condition unrelated to the current virus pandemic. She was in the presence of family members when she died.

John and Shirley had two children, John Wesley Walker who predeceased her, and daughter Beverly Walker, Dallas TX. Shirley had two sisters, Bette Davis, who predeceased her, Sallie Howze, Ovilla, TX, one brother, Ron and wife Ross Ogden, Austin TX. Both sisters and her brother have several children whom she adored. Ron and Isabel Ross Ogden, children, Jennifer and husband Will Anglin, daughter Claire. Joel and wife Julia Ogden, daughter Aurora. Andrea Ogden. Sallie's children, Barry & Twiletta Howze, Donna Clyce. and Bette's children, Ty Davis, Kenny and Dollin Davis, Terry and Karen Davis. Her Walker family survivors include grandchildren, Jeremy, and wife Anjie Walker, Cody and wife Kerri Walker, Jodie Walker and husband Leo Delgado, Brody and wife Liz Walker. Great Grandchildren, Jayden Walker, Evan Leatherwood, Luke Walker, Jake Walker, and Wesley Walker.

Walker in-laws include Mary Beth and husband Don(deceased) Manning, Ruth and husband Henry Williams, beloved nieces and nephews, Debbie and husband Phil Sheppard, Sherry and husband Charles Rogers, Stan and wife Laura Williams. Great nieces and nephews Richard Rogers and financé Yi-Chun Lu, Matthew and wife Amber Rogers, Chelsea and husband TJ Connor, Caitlin and husband Ron Moretz, James and Betty Williams. Great-great nephews and nieces Ezra and Emberly Rogers, Nash and soon-to-be sister Connor.

The family is making contributions to the MUSIC Program at First Baptist Church Garland, 801 W Avenue D, Garland, 75040. Should anyone wish to honor Shirley in lieu of flowers, you are invited to do likewise.

To add personal thoughts and rememberances go to Welcome - Charles W. Smith & Sons and Eastgate Funeral Homes