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Charlene Parrish Harding

November 27, 1938 — May 6, 2024


Charlene Parrish Harding, age 85, of Asheboro passed away on May 6, 2024 at Randolph Hospital.

Mrs. Harding was born in High Point on November 27, 1938 to Norman and Minnie Freeman Parrish and was a 1957 graduate of High Point Central High School.  She was formerly employed with Belk-Yates.  Charlene was active in church her entire life and was a member of Neighbors Grove Wesleyan Church.  In addition to her parents, Charlene was preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin Harding, and son, Stephen Charles Harding. She loved spending time with her family and friends and teaching and nurturing children. She loved to travel with her husband, Ben and spend time at the beach with her friends.  She enjoyed sewing and made her daughter April’s wedding dress.  She enjoyed making crafts and bird watching.

She is survived by her daughter, April Childers and husband Berl Childers, Jr. of Yadkinville; grandchildren, Trey Childers and wife Ashley of Maiden; great grandchildren, Lawton, Emelyn, and Warner Childers; and her special niece, Connie Garceau.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, May 16, 2024 from 2:00-4:00 pm at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Avenue in Asheboro.
Memorials may be made to Neighbors Grove Wesleyan Church, 1928 N. Fayetteville St., Asheboro, NC 27203 or Second Harvest Food Bank, 2517 Phillips Ave., Greensboro, NC 27405.

But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint. Isaiah 40:31

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Thursday, May 16, 2024

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