Shyla Walker, 8, of Davenport, Iowa left this life in a devastating fire in Sterling, Illinois. Shyla did get out but she went back into the fire for her little brother, Shaun Walker, Jr. She saved his life but she followed her aunt back in the fire to try to help save her cousins. Sadly, they perished.
Graveside services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 13, 2020 at Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline.
Shyla Renee Leah Walker was born September 20, 2011 in Moline, Illinois; the first child of Shaun Micheal and Faith Amanda Kay (Jones) Walker. Shyla had been attending Garfield Elementary School, Davenport, Iowa as a second grader. Shyla loved to dance to “Let it be” from the movie “Frozen”.
Those left to cherish her memory are her parents, Shaun and Faith Walker, Sr., her brother. Shaun Walker, Jr. all of Davenport, her paternal grandparents, Sondra Boyle, Rock Island, James Walker, Davenport, step grandfather, Dwayne Stephens, Rock Island, her maternal grandmother, Kimberly West, Rock Island, her aunts, Betty Kraus, Davenport, Elma (Dakota) Walker, Sterling, Felicia Jones, Jacksonville, FL, Francisca Jones, Rock Island, her uncles, William Boyle, Rock island, Randy Boyle, and James Walker, Davenport, and many cousins.
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Francis Jones.
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