Mrs. Gerthia Idonia (Walden) Tullos, age 48, of White Pigeon, passed away Saturday, Aug. 1, 2009, at her residence in White Pigeon.
She was born in Manchester, Tenn., to Grady Earl Walden and Velvie Charlene (Burks) Walden.
She later moved to Michigan, where she met and married Tomy Tullos on Oct. 20, 1978. She employed by Walmart in Three Rivers for the past two years, where she was a greeter. Gerthia loved her job and liked meeting people. She loved spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband Tomy Tullos; five children, Tammy (Richard) Holloway of Sturgis, Mich., Tomy (Samantha) Tullos Jr., Velvie Tullos, Bobbie (Mike) Worthington and Mandy (Curtis) Halferty, all of White Pigeon; two brothers, Mitchell (Helen) Whitmen of Constantine, Mich., and Kenneth (Julia) Walden of Three Rivers; sisters Velvie (James) McMahan of Manchester, Tenn., Julie (Alfred) Young, Connie (Lyodd) Young and Margret (Robert) Gould, all of Three Rivers; 18 grandchildren; and many nephews and nieces.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Billy Earl Walden; and one grandchild, Jade Tattium Halferty.
Gerthia will be dearly missed by all of us.
Visitation will be from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, with services to follow at 1:30 p.m. at Spencer Family Funeral Home, Athens.