Symon, a goal attacker, died on Sunday night at Mtengowathenga where she was admitted for a week. She played for Blue Eagles Sisters for over 20 years.
Eagles Sisters general secretary Monica Katemba described Symonâ€™s loss as a big blow to the team.
“It is a big blow to us. We have lost a senior player who was dedicated and served the team for a long time. She was influential in most of our crucial games. We were benefiting a lot from her experience and she was an inspiration to the young players,” said Katemba.
She said until her death, Symon, a police officer, was assistant coach to Sam Kanyenda and Madano Tepeteya.
She was also the Central Region Netball Committee (CRNC) vice-treasurer.
CRNC chairperson Fanuel Katengeza described Symon as a dedicated and committed person whose services will be missed
Symon, who was residing at Biwi, will be buried on today [Tuesday] in the Area of Traditional Authority Chikowi in Zomba.