October 23, 1968 - December 4, 2019
On October 23, 1968 a gorgeous baby girl was born to Barbara Holmes-Walker and Earl Lawrence Jackson Sr. in Austin, Texas. She was named Sheila Marie Walker. Sheila was the only child of Barbara Holmes-Walker. Sheila accepted the Lord Jesus Christ at the young age of 7. She was baptized at Sweet Home Missionary Baptist Church under the pastoral leadership of Rev. Dr. W. B. Southerland. She was a member of the youth choir until she became an usher. She attended the Del Valle ISD. She won numerous, track and field medals for her exceptional speed in the 440 relay. She was also a member of the varsity volleyball team. She attended Capital City Trade and Technical Schools Medical Assistance program. She worked several years at the Austin State Hospital as a MHMR Specialist, she worked as a Home Health Aid and the job she loved most, working at the University of Texas dining hall until her passing. Sheila was always known for having several jobs at once. Sheila passed Wednesday December 4, 2019 smiling with several of her family members by her side. Those who are awaiting her homecoming: Her parents Barbara Holmes-Walker, Earl Lawrence Jackson Sr., her daughter Shawndericka Yell and her brother Earl Lawrence (Punch) Jackson II. She leaves to cherish her memories: Her son Erick Walker and his 7 children: Erick Jr., Eri’jah, Eri’yah, Cherish, Ayden, Prince and God-Son Devin. Her daughter Shamekica and her daughter Aaliyah Sisters: Patricia (Penny) Jackson husband Willie Of Syracuse, New York Regina Robinson husband Lancy of El Paso, Texas Yolanda Dixon (Gail) Husband Sean of Biloxi Mississippi Juanita Walker husband Glendall of Austin, Texas Step Mother: Sandra Semien Aunts: Evelyn Thomas of San Antonio, Texas, Diane Graham (Larry) of Manor, Texas. Uncles: David Holmes Sr. (Eloise) of Austin, Texas Donald Holmes Sr. of Austin, Texas. Ex-husbands Cornell Yell and Michael Lowery. A host of relatives, co-workers and friends. Her greatest joy was her children and grandchildren. Much like her mother and aunts Sheila loved to cook for all occasions. Sheila was a huge fan of the Dallas Cowboys and University of Texas Longhorns Football team. She was a provider, survivor, comedian, caregiver, and dependable ride or die friend.
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