Thelma I. Walden, age 96 of Pensacola passes away on March 12, 2014. Thelma moved to Pensacola from Chipley to go to work for Monsanto, which is where she retired. Her work ethic taught her to be passionate about many things including her family, friends and working in her yard. Mrs. Walden loved her flowers and dancing very much. Thelma talked to the Lord daily giving thanks.
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Her daughter, Geraldine Armstrong and son, Jerry Walden, preceded Mrs. Walden in death.
Her two daughters, Earline (Donald) Peterson and Judy (Mike Stephens; eight grandchildren; nine great grand children; three great-great grandchildren and one brother, Thomas (Betty) Taylor of Columbus S.C, survive her.
Visitation was held, Saturday, March 15, 2014 from 1 to 2 p.m. at Eastern Gate Memorial Funeral Home. The funeral began at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with burial to follow at Eastern Gate Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Covenant Hospice or East Brent Baptist Church. Condolences may be left at www.easterngatememoral.com
Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on Apr. 9, 2014