Myra Elise Walden, nee Werges, 97, of Fairview Heights, Ill., born Nov. 4, 1918, in New Haven, Mo., died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, at Charles Gardens Independent Living Community in Fairview Heights, Ill.
Myra was a member of Christ United Methodist Church in Fairview Heights, Queen City Chapter 697 Order of Eastern Star, Ainad Belles and Wednesday Club, Inc.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Merle Walden, who died Sept. 6, 1983; parents, Henry and Meta, nee Bullinger, Werges; and her sister, Jean Adams.
Surviving are her son, Robert (Jaynetta) Walden of Poca, W.Va.; daughter, Debra (Robert) Pyles of Fairview Heights; two grandchildren, Matthew (Sabine) Pyles of Houston, Texas and Melissa (Nate) Sisler of Belleville; great-grandchildren, Leah Pyles, Daphne Pyles, Autumn Sisler and Kaylee Sisler; and dear niece and nephews.
Memorials may be made to
or Christ United Methodist Church in Fairview Heights, Ill. Condolences may be expressed online at www.KalmerMemorialServices.com
Services: There will be no visitation. Her remains will be cremated and interred at Valhalla Gardens of Memory, Belleville, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Feb. 14, 2016