Mr. Larry Wayne Arden, age 67, of Trion, GA died Wednesday, April 22, 2009 at his residence.

Mr. Arden was born September 2, 1941 in Chattooga County, GA, the son of the late Mack Arden, Sr. and Julia "Julie" Bryant Arden. He was a member of Second Baptist Church of Gaylesville and was formerly employed at Riegel Textile. Mr. Arden was preceded in death by sisters, Edna Arden, Doris Fletcher, and Thelma "Sis" Payton; brothers, Mack Arden, Jr. and Paul Arden; and nieces, Ashley Bullard and Jennifer Bullard.

Survivors include his wife, Margaret Arden; daughter, Kimberly Arden; brothers, Dwight Arden and Charles Arden, brother-in-law, Russell Payton; sister-in-law, Helen Arden; and several Nieces and Nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p. m. Friday, April 24, 2009 at Mason Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mickey Skates officiating. Burial will follow in West Hill Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Kendall Sosebee, Ed Flenner, Gary Howell, Bobby Bradshaw, Fred Hardin, Leo Crane, and Charlie Lowry. Honorary pallbearers will be Employees of Caron Medical Clinic; the Staff of Hymen Hospice; and all member of Second Baptist Church of Gaylesville, and Koltin Sosebee.

Mr. Arden will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p. m. Thursday, April 23, 2009