Thressia Jane Walden

Friday, February 27, 2009

Thressia Jane Walden, 67 of Gateway, died 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. Mrs. Walden was a homemaker and loved all of her family and especially spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also enjoyed gardening and arts and crafts

She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Dale J. Walden of Gateway; three sons, Dale J. Walden, Jr. of Bella Vista, Michael Walden of Purdy, Mo., and Jim J. Walden of Gateway; two daughters, Sheila J. Walden of Seligman, Mo. and Karla J. Weston of Bella Vista; one brother, Roger Fox of Des Arc; two sisters, Barbara J. Chastain of Ramona, Calif. and Jan Roberts of Searcy; 11 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

A visitation was held Feb. 25, at Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home in Springdale. A celebration of her life was held Thursday, Feb. 26, at the funeral home. For online registry, visit www.backstom-pyeatte.com.