The Rev. George F. Harden, 62, a native of Hot
Springs, Ark., and resident of Bayou Vista,
died Sunday, March 9, in Bayou Vista.
He faithfully served the Lord in the Tri-City
area for the past 26 years. He served as
Senior Pastor of Bethel Pentecostal Fellowship
The Going Home Celebration will be held
Tuesday at 2 pm at Bethel Pentecostal
Fellowship in Patterson with burial following
in Ibert's Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years, JoAnn
S. Harden of Bayou Vista; a son, the Rev.
Marty Harden and his wife, Dana, of Bayou
Vista; two daughters, Theresa and her husband,
the Rev. Steve Manville, of Patterson, and
Debra and her husband, the Rev. Torin Johnson,
of Van Buren, Ark,; two brothers, the Rev.
Bill Harden and Hal Harden, both of Little
Rock, Ark.; a sister, Barbara Owen of Little
Rock, Ark.; and six grandchildren, Bethany,
Dustin, Brandon, Raigan, Tobin and Austin.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Oster
and Lucille Harden.
As he would say, "For to me to live is
Chirst, and to die is gain." Philippians