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Laveda Harden

Laveda Harden, 76, of Searcy passed away Tuesday, July 1, 2014. She was born October 29, 1937 to the late Julius and Ardith Bennett Hughes in Letona, Arkansas.

Laveda loved crafts; she loved sewing, crocheting and making quilts. She treasured her grandchildren and her great grandchildren they were the apple of her eye. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend who will be dearly missed.

She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Dale Harden; one son, Kenneth Harden (Laura) of Ohio; four daughters, Robin Redding (Bill) of Texas, Debbie Morrison (Bob) of Arkansas, Renee Staggs (Larry) of Arkansas, and Tammy Chambers (Gary) of Arkansas; three brothers, Marvin Hughes (Bobbie) of Searcy, Melvin Hughes (Johnnie) of Searcy, and Roy Hughes (Linda) of Kensett; two sisters, Wilma Lee of Missouri, and Louise Spencer (Walter) of Searcy; ten grandchildren, six great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

In addition to her parents Laveda was preceded in death by two sisters, Vernel Coursey and Inez Davis.

Family and friends there will be a Memorial service, Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. at Letona Cemetery. All funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home.

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  • Memorial Service

    Thursday July 03 2014

    Letona Cemetery

    Letona, AR

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sending love and prayers.
Julie, Robert,
Kenneth & Robbie

Posted by Julie Goble - Searcy, AR - friend   July 22, 2014

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Tammy, we are so sorry about the loss of your mom. I know exactly what you are going thru. Please let us know if we can help your dad and you in any way. love Kenneth and Linda

Posted by kenneth and linda tucker - judsonia, AR - friend   July 18, 2014

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

I got to know Sis through my dear friend Kathy Good. She always had a smile on her face whenever I saw her and always made me feel welcome in her home. Just want her kids and Dale and the entire family to know that my prayers are with them during this difficult time! God Bless you all!

Posted by Vicki Foster - Pangburn, AR - friend   July 07, 2014

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Have known sis for decades and always loved her she never failed to stop and chat if we met when we were out and about she was always so beautiful I will miss her

Posted by betty sue eudy churchwell - kensett, AR - friend   July 03, 2014

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

About two weeks of almost every summer of my childhood was spent with Sis, Louise, Great Grandma and every else in Searcy. Regardless of hawk sized mosquitoes and train horns every night I wouldn't give up even one of those days for anything this world has to offer. I remember one time I found baby bird in Sis's backyard and even though she told me that is wasn't going to survive, she still helped me take care of it. She was a stern voice of reason that I desperately need as a kid and I have always respected her for that. I love you Sis, you will be missed.

Posted by Michael W Cobb - Pacific, MO - Nephew   July 03, 2014

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

I am so very sorry for your family's loss. Praying for the Lord to bless you and give you peace and comfort.

Candace Kidd Willhte (Boris)
Beebe, AR
Kensett School

Posted by Candy Kidd Willhite - Classmate   July 03, 2014

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

This is a quote I found on the internet

"What moves through us is a silence, a quiet sadness, a longing for one more day, one more word, one more touch, we may not understand why you left this earth so soon, or why you left before we were ready to say good-by, but little by little, we begin to remember no just that you died, but that you lived. And that your life gave us memories too beautiful to forget."

I didn't get to see Sis very much but I which I could have. I will miss her.

Posted by Roxann Klingensmith - Niece   July 02, 2014

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

My absolute favorite Aunt. I love my aunt sis and I miss her already so much. Very grateful for the Birthday visit I had with her in October.
Love and prayers to Tammy, Renee, Robin and Kenneth.

Posted by Darlene (Coursey) Blume - Benton, AR - neice   July 02, 2014

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM