American Veteran 04

Joe Eddie Walden

August 3, 1932 ~ May 18, 2022 (age 89)



Joe Eddie Walden, 89, a resident of Lanett, AL passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at his residence.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2022, at 11:00 AM EST from Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home Chapel in Valley with Brother Jeff Thorn and Brother Steve Sexton officiating.  Burial with military honors will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery.  Visitation will be Friday from 6:00 – 8:00 PM EST at the funeral home. 

Mr. Walden is survived by three children, Joe Wayne Walden (Penny); Peggy Sexton (Steve); & Jonathan Walden (Felicia); grandchildren, Stephanie Wilson, Adam Walden (Laura), Elizabeth Crowe, Sable Calhoun (Caleb), Dalton Sexton, Jordan Walden & Taylor Walden; great-grandchildren; Braylen Crowe & Mallee Calhoun.  He was preceded in death by his parents, James Henry & Iula Magby Walden; his wife, Ina Mae Walden; and his siblings, Johnnie Etta Hanvey, Hattie Mae Franklin, Bud Walden, James Albert Walden & Grady Walden 

Mr. Walden was born in Chambers County, AL on August 3, 1932.  He was a veteran of the U. S. Army having served in Korea.  He retired from the Lanett Mill, and was a newspaper carrier for the Valley Times News for many years.  He was a member of the Central Baptist Church in Lanett where he served as a longtime Deacon and Trustee.   He was a loving father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.

Flowers will be accepted, or memorial contributions may be made to Central Baptist Church, Lanett, AL  or to Chattahoochee Hospice, Valley, AL. 

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May 20, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home Chapel in Valley
3700 20th Avenue
Valley, AL 36854

Funeral Service
May 21, 2022

11:00 AM
Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home Chapel in Valley
3700 20th Avenue
Valley, AL 36854

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