Obit: Jacqueline McDuffie

Obit: Jacqueline McDuffie

February 3rd, 2012 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Jacqueline Anell Walker McDuffie, 70, of Chattanooga, passed on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012.She was the first born to Herschel Walker Sr. and Nellie Mae Jones Walker. As a child, Jacqueline attended St. James A.M.E. Church. She later moved her membership to Quinn Chapel A.M.E. Church. Jacqueline graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in the class of 1959. She retired from Dupont Corporation in 1991.Jacqueline was preceded in death by her parents, Hershel Walker Sr. and Nellie Walker McReynolds; stepfather, Willie McReynolds; brother, Shareef Shamsud-Din Al-Jizah (Hershel Walker Jr.); sisters, Ruth Amaker and Nettie Humphrey.Survivors include daughters, Maria (Jonathan) Byers, Trina (Tyrone) Powell, Yolanda McDuffie and Marshena (Shakil) Ali; 15 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; brothers, Malcolm Walker and Ronald Walker; sisters, Diane (Joe) Taylor, Betty Greatheart and Juanita (Michael) Hoskins; aunts, Elizabeth Trimble and Jerrel Dean Knowles; several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. The family will receive friends from 6-7 p.m. today at Taylor Funeral Home. Funeral services will be noon Saturday in the chapel with Rev. Randall Peterson officiating.Interment in Highland Memorial Gardens.