Cleon A. Walden, Sr. Funeral services for Cleon A. Walden, Sr., 73, of Cedar Hill, TX will be 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home in Jasper with burial to follow in Little Hope Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., Monday, December 31, 2012 at the funeral home. Cleon passed suddenly on December 29, 2012 at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont. A native of Augusta, GA and a resident of Cedar Hill since 1984. He is a U. S. Marine veteran. Cleon was a former DPS Trooper in Beaumont & Winnie from 1967 till 1974. He was promoted to intelligence agent with DPS, stationed in Laredo & Houston from1975 to 1979. He left DPS for the Southland Corporation in Dallas where he rose to Corporation Assets Protection Manager until 1989. He was owner operator of CW & Associates Private Investigators till his retirement in 2009. Survivors include his wife of 49 years Betty Walden of Cedar Hill; three sons Cleon A. Walden Jr., & wife Billie of Goose Creek SC, Darrell Alton Walden & Cleon Anthony Walden both of Augusta, GA; one sister Annie Lou Cummings of Hephzibah, GA; two grandchildren Trevor Walden & Delaney Walden. He was predeceased by parents Willie Alton & Annie Gertrude Morrison Walden & a brother Billy Delano Walden. Memorials may be made to
, BMT Chapter, 780 South 4th Street, Beaumont, Texas 77701. Services are under the direction of Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home of Jasper.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Dec. 31, 2012