Myrtle Azalee Guthrie Stone Walden, 83, of Adamsville, Tenn., died March 9, 2004, at the Jackson Madison County General Hospital. She was a member of the Christian Assembly United Pentecostal Church and retired from Aqua Glass.
Survivors include two sons -- John Henry Stone of Rockford, Ill., and Alton Edward Stone of Crump, Tenn.; five daughters -- Patricia Bennett of Harvey, N.D., Alice Finley and Mavis Finley, both of Adamsville, Gayle Stephens of Mammoth Spring, Ark., and Linda Welden of Savannah, Tenn.; 33 grandchildren; 66 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Stone; parents, G. W. and Elsie Chandler Guthrie; a son, John Edward Stone; a daughter, Edith Louise Stone; a grandson, Orphis Adell Martin Jr.; a granddaughter, Katherine Thompson; three sisters -- Rosie Velmer Guthrie, Tressie Edna Perkins, Elsie Lorine Reynolds; and seven brothers -- William, Talmage, James, Elbert, Burton, Earl and George Guthrie.
The funeral was March 11 at Christian Assembly United Pentecostal Church in Adamsville, Tenn., with burial in Mars Hill Cemetery. W.D. McCollum officiated the services. Arrangements were under the direction of Shackelford Funeral Directors of Selmer, Tenn.