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Doris Evelyn Walden

November 16, 1923 — July 18, 2023

Doris Evelyn Hodges Walden, 99, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, July 18, 2023. Born in Melbourne, Florida, to the late Arch Hodges and Inez Dunham Hodges. She was preceded in death by her husband, Larry I. Walden; daughter, Katherine Walden Wells; sons-in-law: John Wells, Pat Pelley and Barry Backus; and her brother, Robert Lemuel Hodges. Doris was a member of Northway Church and former member of First Baptist Church, Mt. Dora until 2004 where she was the church organist. She was a devoted and loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and aunt.

She is survived by her daughters: Nancy Walden and Sally Walden Backus; grandchildren: Scott Wells, Beth Wells, Jennifer Backus Martinez and Justin Backus; and six great grandchildren.

A celebration of her life will be held on Thursday, July 27, 2023, at Noon in the chapel of Snow’s Memorial Chapel, 1419 Bass Road, Macon, Georgia with the Rev. Ron Holland officiating. The family will greet friends from 11:00 a.m. to service time. ( )

Burial will be held on Saturday, July 29, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. at Pine Forest Cemetery, Mt. Dora, Florida. Online Guestbook available at Arrangements by Harden/Pauli Funeral Home, Eustis.
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Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life

Thursday, July 27, 2023

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Snow's Memorial Chapel

1419 Bass Road, Macon, GA 31210

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Committal Service

Saturday, July 29, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

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