Harmon Wesley Harden
Harmon Wesley Harden
  • August 11, 1934 - November 30, 2014
  • North Carolina

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Harmon Wesley Harden, 80, of Bessemer City, passed away on Sunday, November 30, 2014 at the Robin Johnson House, Dallas with his loving family by his side. Harmon was born in Elizabethton, Tennessee and was the son of the late John Alfred and Eva Jane Richardson Harden.

Harmon retired as Warehouse Manager with Sterchi's Brothers Furniture Company (Heilig-Meyers Furniture Company) after many years of service. After retiring he was employed at Carothers Funeral Homes. He was a member of Change of Heart Baptist Church, Gastonia.

Harmon loved his "Country Kitchen" family in Dallas where he enjoyed gospel and bluegrass music.

Harmon is survived by his wife of 58 1/2 years, Gracie Irick Harden; two daughters, Karen Shaw and husband Gary of Dallas, Michelle Browne and husband Matthew of Gastonia; sister, Norma Berry of Elizabethton, Tennessee; five grandchildren, Victoria Browne, Leslie Lamb and husband Chris, Angela Jenkins, Matthew Shaw, Allison Shaw; three great grandchildren, Dylan Bradbury, Abigail Lamb, Anna Lamb.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Thursday at Carothers Funeral Home, Gastonia with a Funeral Service to follow at 2:00 p.m. Thursday in the Colonial Chapel of Carothers Funeral Home with Rev. Ron Watts officiating.

Interment will follow at Westview Gardens, Bessemer City.

Memorials may be made to Robin Johnson House, c/o P. O. Box 3984, Gastonia, North Carolina 28054.

Online condolences may be made at: www.carothersfuneralhomegastonia.com;

Carothers Funeral Home, Gastonia is serving the Harden family.