Eldridge Sue Walden

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Eldridge Sue Walden, 81, died on Monday, October 25, 2010, at the Brian Center. A native of Henderson Co., she was a daughter of the late Samuel Gordon and Ella Netherton Brown. She was also preceded in death by her sisters Julie Reese, Onie Brown, and Arby Brown, and by brothers Walter Brown, Samuel Brown, Horace Brown, and Albert Brown. Mrs. Walden graduated from Candler High School, and was on the All-County Basketball team. She also played in a semi-pro woman's league in the 1940s. She worked in Quality Control at Square D, retiring in 1990. She was also a member of Living Hope Christian Fellowship Church. She is survived by her husband, Jack Eugene Walden; a son, Daniel Walden and his wife, Freda, of Weaverville; a sister, Artie Walden, of Candler; a brother, Curtis Brown and his wife, Mary, of Swannanoa; and all of her special nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home with the Revs. Robert Jackson and Leon Stewart officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Her family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, and at other times will be at her son Dan's home, 7 Blevins Rd., Weaverville. Flowers are appreciated, or memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 31 College Pl. Suite D320, Asheville, NC 28801-2644.

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  1. So sorry to read of the passing of Sue. My most memorable thoughts of her are the shared interests we had in North Carolina basketball.

    Fellow Square D employee
    Sharon Moore
    Cathern Robinson

  2. I pray that God will give you comfort in your time of need. He is always there, it’s good to know that we can call on Him at any hour.

  3. Artie, Karen & Kathy,
    I am so sorry to hear about Eldridge passing away. She was always so sweet, and I know the family will miss her. You are all in my thoughts and prayers!! I miss seeing all of you girls!!

    Much Love,
    Connie Fields

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