William Alfred Arden Sr. age 82, of Sweetwater, went to be with the Lord on Friday November 5, 2021. He was a Pastor at Antioch Baptist Church in Ballplay, and an Evangelist for many years. He is preceded in death by his son, Larry Arden, parents; Hoyett and Della Arden, granddaughter, Misty Arden, Daughter-in-law, Melissa Arden, several brothers and sisters. He is survived by his wife, Rosie Lee Arden, daughter, Laura Neloms and husband James, sons, Rick Arden, Bobby Arden and wife Della, grandchildren; Leanna Borden and husband Randon, Ricky Arden and wife Kasie, Natosha Watts and husband Brandon, Bobby Joe Arden and wife Tiffany, Chris Arden and wife Kassie, Tiffany Arden, William Neloms, Jonathan Neloms, Cheyenne Neloms, Bryer Arden, Tyler Arden, Ethan Arden, and Chris Kirkland and wife Ashley. Several great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and extended family.
The family will receive friends Thursday November 11, 2021 from 5-7pm. Funeral service to follow at 7pm with Rev. Terry Cansler officiating. Graveside service will be Friday, November 12, 2021 at 11am at Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.