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Genevia Harden, 89, Columbia, KY (1931-2021)

Genevia Harden of Columbia passed away on Monday, April 5, 2021 at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow. She was 89 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 1pmCT on Friday, April 9, 2021, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Hugh Gannon officiating. Burial will follow in Harden Cemetery.

Visitation is requested after 11amCT on Friday. All attendees to the visitation/funeral are required to wear a facial covering and follow the Healthy At Work guidelines.

She was born May 5, 1931, in Pineville, Kentucky, to the late Warren and Eller Markle Thompson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, B.C. Harden, her daughter, Judy Carol Harden Pickerell and a niece, Donna Ramey.

Genevia was a member of Columbia Church of Christ and former owner/operator of Harden's Discount and Auction Barn.

Survivors include:
  • One brother, Raymond Thompson of Louisville
  • Nieces & Nephews - Brenda Snook (Stephen) of Simpsonville, Janet Knaster of Louisville, Richard Harden (Jackie) of Campbellsville, Calvin Harden of Louisville, Kathy Yount (Darrell) of Shelbyville
  • Several other relatives and friends
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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