Elzia "Doc" Harden


On April 11, 2018, Elzia “Doc” Harden of Magnolia, AR, was called home to be with the Lord. Elzia was born May 4, 1936 in Bradley, AR. He is the son of the late Jack and the late Nellie (Hawthorn) Hardin.

He married the late Dessie Mae Martin in November 1959 and to this union, seven children were born.  Doc was a hard worker who professed his love for Christ Jesus at an early age.  He loved fishing and just sitting around on the porch with his buddies.

Preceding him in death were his wife, Dessie Mae Harden, two sisters: Betty B. Sargent and Ida Harden, three brothers: James Harden, Ozzie B. Harden, and J. D. Harden, one grandson, Willie Brewer and a son-in-law, Willie Joe Brewer.

He is survived by five daughters: Peggy Wafer, Barbara Brewer, and Carolyn (Willie) Brownlee, all of Magnolia, AR  Wanda Henderson of Ashdown, AR, and Roxanne Harden of Fayetteville, AR, and two sons: Dudley Harden of Columbus, GA and Marcus Harden of Magnolia, AR; eighteen grandchildren, thirty great-grandchildren, two brothers: Ozell Harden of Bradley, AR and Bobby Joe (Gracie) Harden of Magnolia, AR, one sister, Lou Harden, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

The funeral will be held 2:30 pm on Saturday, April 21 at A.C. Henderson Memorial Chapel, 614 Calhoun Rd., Magnolia, AR with Rev. Victor Morgan officiating.  Burial will be in Kings Hill Cemetery, Magnolia, under the direction of Henderson Funeral Service.

Calling hours will be Friday, April 20 from 12:00 noon - 4:00 pm at Henderson's Mortuary, 614 Calhoun RD, Magnolia, AR. Online guestbook available at www.hendersonsmortuary.com.






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