Shirley May Walker, 77, died Sunday, March 6, 2016 at her home in Godfrey with family by her side. Born May 28, 1938 in Graham, KY, she was the daughter of Robert Henry and Mary Elizabeth (Pentecost) Ramsey. Mrs. Walker was manager/bookkeeper for the Highway House as well as a homemaker and caregiver for many. She enjoyed baking for others and spending time with her family. She was a member of the Godfrey Church of Christ. On May 27, 1960 she married Billy Ray Walker in East Alton. He survives. Also surviving is a daughter Connie Wooff-Dodson (Jerry Dodson) of Brighton, two grandchildren, Bley Edward Wooff and Lauren Michelle Wooff, two sisters, Daisy LeClaire (Bill) of Woodburn, IL, and Betty Woodruff of Gillespie, and many nieces and nephews and several great nieces and nephews. Along with her parents she was preceded in death by a daughter Melin Denise Walker, a son, Timothy Ray Walker, a brother, Kenneth Ramsey, and two sisters, Lona May Ramsey and Susie Ramsey. Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday, March 10, 2016 at Gent Funeral Home in Alton where funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday, March 11, 2016. Burial will be at Upper Alton Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Oasis Center. Online guestbook and information may be found at www.gentfuneralhomecom
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