Thursday, February 26, 2009

Thressia Jane Walden, 67 of Gateway, Ark., passed away on Monday, Feb. 23, 2009. She was born Jan. 2, 1942, in Wichita, Kan., to the late George P. Fox and Lillian E. LeFever Fox. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include: her husband of 50 years, Dale J. Walden, of Gateway, Ark.; three sons, Dale J. Walden, Jr., of Bella Vista, Ark., Michael Walden, of Purdy, and Jim J. Walden, of Gateway, Ark.,; two daughters, Sheila J. Walden, of Seligman, and Karla J. Weston, of Bella Vista, Ark.; one brother, Roger Fox, of Des Arc, Ark.; two sisters, Barbara J. Chastain, of Ramona, Calif., and Jan Roberts, of Searcy, Ark.; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

A celebration of her life will take place at 10 a.m. Thursday at Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home, Springdale, Ark.