Charlie Harden, 97, a longtime Biscoe resident, passed from this life on Wednesday, March 15, 2023. He was born on May 24, 1925 in Hattieville, Arkansas to George Washington and Mary Etta Kendrick Harden. He retired after many years as a lead deck hand for the Army Corps of Engineers and started his second career as a wood cutter, which he loved.
He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Lillian Lee Harden; a daughter, Robin Hurst and husband, Ricky of Searcy; two sons, Charles harden of Bald Knob and Mark Harden of Cordova, Tennessee; grandsons, Gary Don Alexander, Jr. of Bald Knob and Jeff Laxson of Biscoe; step-grandsons, Aaron Hurst and wife, Jillian of Sherwood, Dustin Hurst and wife, Amber of Jonesboro, and Logan Hurst and wife, Michelle of Albany, New York; three step-great-grandchildren; a sister, Elsie VanHouten of Hazen and many nieces, nephews, loved ones and friends. He was loved by all who knew him.
Visitation will be from 12:00 – 2:00 P.M., Saturday, March 18, 2023 at Westbrook Funeral Home in Hazen followed by a graveside service at 2:00 P.M. at the Biscoe Cemetery in Biscoe.