Mrs. Martha W. Barden

Notice of Death - Mrs. Martha W. Barden

Widow of Rev. Lawrence E. Barden
Date of Death: 1/29/2022 | Date of Birth: 2/8/1929; | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the death of Mrs. Martha Caroline Witherspoon Barden, 92, wife of the late Rev. Lawrence E. "Larry" Barden.  Martha died Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022 at Trinity Oaks in Salisbury. She is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Rev Dr. Mark Barden and Rev. Barbara Barden of Norwood, daughter, Rev. Anna Barden of Kannapolis and grandson, Chris Barden of Charlotte.
Visitation will be held on Friday, February 4, 6-8 p.m. at Whitley’s Funeral Home, Kannapolis. The funeral will be held Saturday, February 5, 11 a.m. at Bethpage United Methodist Church, Kannapolis followed by burial at Oakwood Cemetery, Hickory at 4 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Barden Memorial Scholarship, c/o United Methodist Foundation of WNC, 13816 Professional Center Drive, Suite 100, Huntersville, NC 28078. Online donations may be made at
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