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DOWNEY – Shelby Anne Walker, born Aug. 7, 1938 in Bradford, Tenn., to Henry Clay and Dovie Estelle Lloyd, passed away on the morning of Aug. 26 at her home in Downey. She was 74.
About 1946, Shelby, her younger sister Betty and their parents moved to California. Shelby attended Huntington Park High School and Downey High.
In 1955 she married and the couple had two children, Anna and Ray.
Shelby was of a Protestant Christian background and attended church virtually her entire life until she fell ill.
She is survived by her younger sister, Betty; daughter, Anna; son, Ray; two grandsons, Matthew and Paul; son-in-law, Steve; and granddaughter-in-law, Nicole.
A private memorial service was held Sept. 7 at Praise Chapel in Huntington Park.
Published: September 13, 2012 – Volume 11 – Issue 22