Iris F. Walden fought a hard battle, but won the victory to Heaven on Monday, June 17, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Walden, Sr.; son, Frank Walden Jr.; parents, Earl and Dessie Fox. Iris was active in the Gold Star Mothers Association and a member of Highland Park Baptist Church. She is survived by her sons, Larry Walden and wife, Carole of Florida and Albert Walden of Newport; three grandchildren, David, Chelsea and Morgan; sisters, Becky DeVaney, Barbara Elkins and Dwana Vance, all of Lenoir City; several nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and a host of cousins.
The family will receive friends from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday at Highland Park Baptist Church in Lenoir City. Funeral services will follow at 6 p.m. with Rev. Eddie Click officiating. Family and friends will gather at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Lakeview Cemetery for graveside services. In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to Highland Park Baptist Church Building Fund. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City, is in charge of arrangements. www.clickfuneralhome.com