Shirley Walter

Shirley Walter, 80 of McGregor, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 15, 2016.

Visitation: Monday, January 18, 2016 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM at Lake Shore Funeral Home, 5201 Steinbeck Bend, Waco

Chapel Service: Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 2:00PM at Lake Shore Funeral Home

Interment: Chapel Hill Memorial Park, Robinson, Texas

Shirley was born May 27, 1935 in Lott, Texas, Falls County to the late Wilburn Edward and Wilma Neal Odenbach. In 1951, she graduated from Lott High School. On November 4, 1951, Shirley married her high school sweetheart, Billy Joe Walter. Shirley took care of her family with great passion and love, she encouraged their growth and it was not until all her children were out of school that she went to work as a Supervisor for The Certain-Teed Corporation for numerous years. She was a loving and caring mother and took great joy in spoiling her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Over the years, Shirley also enjoyed fishing and camping with her family. Her family will miss her cooking and will cherish the many memories she created with her sewing and crocheting. Shirley and Billy Joe were long time members of the Harris Creek Baptist Church. Shirley is preceded in death by her parents, Wilburn and Wilma Odenbach; her infant daughter, Karen Elaine Walter; and her brother, Eddie Odenbach.

Shirley will be remembered in love by her husband of over 64 years, Billy Joe Walter; her children, Debbie Walter, Jan Ammann, and Connie Heinselman and her husband Randy; siblings, Bubba Odenbach and his wife Billie, Nora Waites and her husband Jerry, Jeannie Odenbach, and Sue Odenbach; three grandchildren, Eric Lindsey and his wife Amanda, Jodi Gates and her husband Michael, Chad Whitley, and Courtney Lynn Clum and her husband Jonathan; 3 great grandchildren, Jackson Lindsey, Brayden Gates and Alexa Lindsey; along with numerous other loving family members and friends.

Memorial donations in Shirley’s memory can be sent to Providence Hospice.

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Place of Service: Lake Shore Funeral Home Chapel , 5201 Steinbeck Bend; Waco, TX 76708



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  1. Deb McGee - Axtell Texas

    I am so sorry for your loss. She was always so sweet to me and my family.
    I know she will be dearly missed by all. My thought and prayers to
    the family.

  2. Billy and the girls. I am so sorry for your loss. Shirely was a very special lady we loved her and she will be missed.

  3. I am so sorry for your loss. I have many great memories of Shirley. Our thought and prayers go out to everyone.

  4. Jodi & family! I am so sorry to have read this tonight. . I remember her with Cali Jo at the ball games. Such a sweetheart. Prayers for you all.

  5. My heart aches for the loss of such a great lady. I truly loved and adored Granny. Her smile and joyful eyes along with her hugs brought happiness to all and made you feel welcome. The love she showed was inspiring and her life is celebrated in the smiles the warmth of her memory brings. My prayers are with you all. May God wrap you in a blanket of grace and peace today and always.

  6. Lori Laws and Family

    So sorry to hear about your loss..My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time..GOD BLESS

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