Aldean Hardgrave

Saturday, October 7, 2006

WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. -- E. Aldean Hardgrave, 78, of Walnut Ridge passed away Thursday, Oct. 5, 2006, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Walnut Ridge.

He was born April 9, 1928, at Coal Hill, Ark., son of Cade and Lula McMillin Hardgrave. He and Wilma Smith were united in marriage Jan. 9, 1954, in St. Louis.

Aldean had worked as a welder at Combustion Engineering in St. Louis. He was of the Baptist belief and a member of Bell City, Mo., Masonic Lodge.

Survivors include a daughter, Sharon Galbreath of Portia, Ark.; a brother, Orlan Hardgrave of Herculaneum, Mo.; twin sister, Lorene Walker of Dexter, Mo., a sister, Hester Crawford of Pocahontas, Ark.; and two granddaughters, Erica and Amy Galbreath of Walnut Ridge.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Shelia Hardgrave.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Morgan Funeral Home in Advance, Mo.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Morgan Memorial Park in Advance.