Deborah Jane "Debbie" Walden (2018-12-20 14:48:44)

Deborah Jane "Debbie" Walden, age 64, of Joe Greer Road, Deep Gap, passed away Sunday, December 16, 2018, at her home.

Debbie was born October 11, 1954, a daughter of the late Solon Joseph Walden and Kathleen Mangum Walden. She was a retired elementary school teacher, and a member of First Baptist Church of Blowing Rock. Debbie's goal in life was to be kind as in "The Kindness of God". She said her name means Bee. "I strove to give honey, not a sting to others and always to encourage others". Everyone who has ever known her was captivated by her love and sweetness.

Dudley, her husband, would like to express "Debbie was the true love of my life. No man has ever been blessed as I was. I will miss her and long for her daily. I know she is in the arms of her loving Savior, and I can take comfort in that".

Debbie is survived by her husband, Dudley Mizell of the home; two sons, Thomas Winfield and wife Tennille of Newton, and Scott Winfield of Boone; four sisters, Lillian Broome and husband Arnold, and Peggy Walden, all of Monroe, Lisa Castle and husband Jerry of Moravian Falls, and Dawn Starnes and husband Stacy of Monroe; two brothers, Joe Walden of Charlotte and Art Walden and wife Billie of Walterboro, South Carolina, and one granddaughter, Quinn Winfield of Newton.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Mary.

Memorial services for Deborah Jane "Debbie" Walden will be conducted Sunday afternoon, December 30, 2018, at 3:00 o'clock, at First Baptist Church of Blowing Rock. Officiating will be Pastor Rusty Gunther.

The family will receive friends at a reception following the memorial service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

The family respectfully requests no food or flowers.

Online condolences may be sent to the Walden family at

Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.