Dorothy Virginia Walden

Dorothy Virginia Walden of Lula passed away Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. She was 89.

Mrs. Walden was born Jan. 21, 1928, in White County, to the late Tillman and Sallie Louise Cagle. She was a member of Skitts Mountain Baptist Church.

Mrs. Walden married Thomas M. Walden, and they lived in Hall County. She worked for Talon Manufacturing in Cleveland for five years, then for J.D. Jewels in Gainesville for several years. Dorothy also worked for Leece Neville for 15 years as an inspector, Western Electric, TRW, and Milner's Women's Clothing.

Dorothy helped her husband, Thomas, raise chickens, and worked in their grape vineyards for many years. She and Thomas always made a huge garden and shared with family and friends.

Mrs. Walden was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Walden; sisters and brothers-in-law, Bessie Mae and Young Martin, Mattie Bell and Jiles Baugh, Zoralee Cagle, and A. Marie and Harmon Savage; brother and
sisters-in-law, William Franklin and Eunice Cagle, and Dennis and Flonnie Cagle; sisters-in-law, Sara Rogers, Annie Bell Motes, Mary E. Walden, Louise Pierce, Hattie Mae Walden, and Mattie Walden; brothers-in-law, Spencer Walden, Louis Walden, W.L. Savage, and Hugh Walden; and sister and brother-in-law, James Harold and Irene Walden.

Survivors include her brother-in-law, Dennis Pierce; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, L.B. and Mildred Walden; sisters-in-law, Loraine Savage, Mary Mansard Walden, and Bobbie Walden; a host of nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, at the Chapel of Barrett Funeral Home. The Rev. Michael Wilkes and the Rev. Doug Watson will officiate. Interment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Online condolences can be made to the family at

Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland was in charge of arrangements.

White County News - Cleveland, Georgia
December 7, 2017

White County News

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