Jennifer Michelle Walls Derden, 55 of England passed away July 5, 2018, following an extended illness surrounded by her loving family. Born on October 5, 1962, she was a member of the First Baptist Church of England and a lifelong lover of flip flops, Razorbacks, and TV marathons with her daughter. She will be greatly missed, especially by her grandchildren, whom she loved very much.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Lou Walls and her uncle, Carroll Walls. She is survived by her son, Jeff (Stormy) Derden; daughter, Jansen Derden; father, Luchen Walls, Sr. (LaVerne); brother, Luchen Walls Jr. (Lana); sister, Melissa Hatfield (Mike); aunt, Sue Walls; nephews, Chad and Mae and Luchen Walls, III; nieces, Kylie (Bart) Minton, Kagan and Austin, Elise and Dickey; uncle, Shanon (Mary Carolyn) Hovis; step-brothers, Stan and Byrum Kelly and step-sister, Jennifer Kelly and special friends, Bessie May, Shannon Grimsley, and Jimmy Jones and an extended family that loved her very much.
A special thank you to Dr. Brad Baltz, Dr. Rhonda Gentry, and all the wonderful staff at CARTI.
In lieu of flowers, gifts in Michelle’s memory may be made to the First Baptist Church in England at 201 East Haywood, England, Arkansas 72046 or CARTI Cancer Center, 8901 Carti Way, Little Rock, Ar. 72205.
Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M., Saturday, July 7, 2018 at the First Baptist Church in England with visitation from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M., prior to the service.
Interment will be in the Mulberry Cemetery in England.