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Florene Nolen Walls

(HEFLIN) The funeral for Florene Nolen Walls, 83, of Heflin will be Friday, Feb. 25, 2022, at 11 a.m. at Smyrna Baptist Church, Newell, with Bro. Keith Rivers officiating. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday. Mrs. Walls will lie in state at the church for 30 minutes on Friday before services begin.

Mrs. Walls passed away Tuesday, Feb. 22, at Cleburne County Nursing Home in Heflin.

A Cleburne County native, Mrs. Walls was born March 6, 1938, the daughter of Walter and Verdie Yarbrough Nolen. She was a member of Smyrna Baptist Church and worked as a seamstress for Bremen-Bowdon Investment Co.

Survivors include her daughter, Dawn Henson (Aaron) of Oxford; two grandchildren, Connor Henson and Cade Henson, both of Oxford; sister, Alice Robison of Tyus, Ga.; and brother, William Nolen of Heflin. Mrs. Walls was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Henry Carroll Walls; one brother and two sisters.

Pallbearers will be Tim Robison, Steven Robison, Chris Robison and Harold Walls. Honorary pallbearers will be Mrs. Walls’ grandsons.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Benefield Funeral Home, Wedowee.

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