Mrs. Lera D. Walden, age 75 of Alexandria, TN passed away Monday, April 8, 2013 at Bellwood Assisted Living.
Mrs. Walden was born March 10, 1938 in Liberty, TN the daughter of the late William Delton Vanatta, Sr. and Ruth Lude Hunt. She married J.B. Walden on November 5, 1971 and he preceded her in death on August 14, 2004. She was also preceded in death by Two Siblings; Lois Gregory and Ray Donald Vanatta. She worked at Watertown and Alexandria Garment, Norvell, Dress Barn, and Cracker Barrel. She was also a member of the Fellowship Baptist Church in Lebanon, TN.
She is survived by her Son; James “Randy” (Kathy) Slager of Alexandria, TN. Two Grandchildren; Stephanie Elizabeth (Joseph) Peek of Algood, TN and James Wesley (Valerie) Slager of Alexandria, TN. Five Great Grandchildren; Gracie Peek, Garrett Peek, James Kolton Slager, Kolby Jackson Slager, and Kyra McKay Slager. Brother; William Delton (Pat) Vanatta, Jr. of Lebanon, TN. Two Sisters; Lucille (Hoyt) Garrison of Alexandria, TN and Brenda (David) Denney of Lebanon, TN.
Graveside Services for Mrs. Walden are scheduled to be conducted 10AM Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at Hillview Memorial Cemetery with Bro. Thurman Seber and Bobby Kelley officiating.
Visitation with the Walden family will be at Avant Funeral Home on Tuesday from 2PM to 8PM and on Wednesday after 9AM until we leave for the cemetery at 9:45AM.