Joe Eddie Walden

Published 5:21 pm Thursday, May 19, 2022

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Joe Eddie Walden, 89, a resident of Lanett, passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at his residence.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2022, at 11 a.m. 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 to 8 p.m. EST at the funeral home.

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

Mr. Walden was born in Chambers County on Aug. 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.

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

Please visit to sign the online guestbook or light a remembrance candle in his memory.

Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley directing.