Judy Hess Carden
1944 - 2021
BORN
1944
DIED
2021
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Judy Hess Carden

February 27, 1944 - October 20, 2021

Judy Hess Carden, 77, of Salisbury, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, at Monroe Rehabilitation in Monroe.

Born Feb. 27, 1944, in Salisbury, she was the daughter of the late Annie Lee Martin Hess and Franklin Lewis Hess Sr.

She was educated in the Salisbury schools and graduated from Boyden High School and Appalachian State Teachers College. Mrs. Carden taught in the Salisbury/Rowan School system and taught Home Economics at East Rowan High School before retiring. She was a lifelong member of North Main Baptist Church, where she taught children's Sunday school and the adult ladies. Mrs. Carden served as president of the Women's Missionary Union.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Larry Norton Carden Aug. 31, 2013; and brother, Franklin Lewis Hess Jr.

Those left to cherish her memory are her children, Christopher Larry Carden (Kathy) of Nags Head, Matthew Brian Carden (Emily) of Landis and Laura Carden Smith (Thomas) of Concord; and grandchildren, Ella Carden, Miles Carden, Connor Winstead, John Winstead, Jace Smith and Braxton Abel Smith.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 24, at North Main Baptist Church followed by the funeral service at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Dr. Dale Robertson officiating. Entombment will follow at Rowan Memorial Park Mausoleum.

Memorials may be made to North Main Baptist Church, 1501 N. Main St., Salisbury, NC 28144.

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Published by Concord & Kannapolis Independent Tribune on Oct. 22, 2021.
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My condolences to the family. Mrs. Carden was a teacher of mine in high school. One of the sweetest will always remember her!!
Kristina Wilkerson
School
October 29, 2021
Matt, so sorry for you loss. Condolences to your entire family.
Bradley Moore
October 25, 2021
So sorry to hear this sad news. Sending deepest sympathy to the family. Marcia and Randy Reamer
Marcia Reamer
October 24, 2021
I grew up with Judy at North Main Baptist. We were always friends. Such a sweet and kind person, Judy always had a soft smile for everyone. She will be greatly missed not only by her family, but also the many at North Main whose lives she touched. She will be remembered.
Hilda Gilpin DeRoner
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October 24, 2021
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