Thelma I. Walden, age 96 of Pensacola, passed away on March 12, 2014. Thelma moved to Pensacola from Chipley, FL to go to work for Monsanto which is where she retired. Ms. Walden was preceded in death by her daughter, Geraldine Armstrong and son, Jerry Walden. Her work ethic taught her to be passionate about many things including her family, friends and working in her yard. Ms. Walden loved her flowers and dancing very much. Thelma talked to the Lord daily giving thanks. She is survived by her two daughters, Earline (Donald) Peterson and Judy (Mike) Stephens; eight grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; one brother, Thomas (Betty) Taylor of Columbia, SC. Visitation will be on Saturday, March 15, 2014 from 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm at Eastern Gate Memorial Funeral Home. The funeral will begin at 2:00 pm at the funeral home with burial to follow at Eastern Gate Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Covenant Hospice or East Brent Baptist Church.