Obituary for Lillian Arbutus Carden

Lillian Arbutus Carden, age 76 of Radford passed away Thursday, March 5, 2020 at the Radford Health and Rehab Center. Born June 8, 1943 in Radford she was the daughter of the late Everett Oral Carden and Sarah Gertrude Warf Carden. Her brothers, Everett, Sam, Sherman, Berkley, Kenneth, Floyd and Clyde Carden, sisters, Colleen Korner and Lela Mae McCoy also preceded her in death.

She is survived by her


Randy Painter             Timmy Painter

Ronnie Painter            Glenn Painter

Mark Gillenwater


Jessica Fitz

Ronnie Painter, Jr.


Lewis Carden


Shelby Jean McCoy                 Lola Lytton – (twin sister)

Etta Kenley                              Brenda Harris

Bonnie McCoy                         Bettie Clemmons

Numerous nieces and nephews 

Funeral services will be held Monday, March 9, 2020 at 12 noon the Abundant Life Ministries,3050 Lee Highway, Pulaski with Patrick Carden officiating. Interment will follow at the Sifford Cemetery, Parrott.

The family will receive friends Monday one hour before service time at the church.

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Bower Funeral Homes, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.