Linda S. Walden
August 31, 1953-June 10, 2016
Linda S. Walden, age 62, of Middletown, DE passed away peacefully on Friday, June 10, 2016.
Born in Wilmington, Delaware on August 31, 1953, Linda was a daughter of the late Raymond and Zeola (Webb) Shupe. She was a security guard with the Georgia Pacific Corporation in the Port of Wilmington and retired after 18 years of dedicated service.
Linda earned her Associates Degree in Criminal Justice from Del Tech. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and visiting her beach house in Millsboro. Linda enjoyed shopping, especially on Ebay. She will be missed by all that knew her, including her beloved dogs, Barney, Lucky, and Zoey.
In addition to her parents, Linda was preceded in death by her children, Dawn Marie Walden and Laurie Rae Walden; and brothers, Raymond David Shupe and Johnny Shupe.
She is survived by her loving husband of 42 years, Billy Ray Walden; sons, Frank Hess of Middletown, DE and William R. Walden (Jessica) of Middletown, DE; brother, Mark Shupe of New Castle, DE; sisters, Gloria Poe of Bear, DE and Connie Zebley of Airville, PA; and grandchildren, William R. Jr., Dawn Marie, Jacklynn Rae, and Abigail Elizabeth-Joy.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, June 17, 2016, at Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, 19720.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.