Velda Kay Beason Walden, age 70 of Athens passed away, Friday, August 13, 2021 at her residence.
A native of Paint Rock and resident of Athens most of her life, she was a daughter of the late Johnny C. and Martha Lavenna Nelson Beason and was preceded in death by her brother, Randall C. Beason.
She was a member of North Englewood Baptist Church where she played the piano and was a former employee of Madison Avenue Pharmacy for more than 20 years.
Husband of 26 years, James Willard "John Boy" Walden;
Her children and spouses, Rhonda and Dwayne Baker of Athens, Tammy and Jeff Hill of Decatur, Tina and Jeremy Hammonds of Riceville and Richard and Kara Robinson of Englewood;
4 brothers and sisters-in-law, Clifford Beason, Fred Beason, Jim and Debbie Beason and Garry and Karen Beason;
2 Sisters and brother-in-law, Mary TerHark, Wilma Joann and Chuck Hicks;
Several nieces and nephews
Graveside services will be 1:00 PM Monday, August 16, 2021 at Ten Mile Cemetery with Rev. Doug Coleman officiating. The family will receive friends from 2-4 PM Sunday, August 15, 2021 in the chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home. Immediately following the visitation Pastor Thomas Hazelwood will share a few words in memory of Velda. The family would like to welcome anyone that is able to come unless you are not feeling well or presenting any symptoms of the Covid-19 virus. Those unable to attend may send condolences to www.laycock-hobbs.com/notices/Velda-Walden. Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home in Athens is in charge of the arrangements.