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Carl Van Orden

November 6, 1949 — February 20, 2022

Mr. Carl Van Orden, age 72, of Aragon, GA, passed away Sunday, February 20, 2022.

Mr. Van Orden was born on November 6, 1949, to his parents Ernest Leo Van Orden and Clara Beatrice Sullivan Van Orden.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers: Michael Van Orden and Lee Van Orden.

Carl is survived by his beloved wife, Linda Akins Van Orden; two children: Danja Bidez (Reynolds) of Villa Rica and Susan True (Kevin), both of Villa Rica; four grandchildren: Carlee and Aaron Bullock, and Maxwell and Alex True. A number of nieces and nephews also survive.

Mr. Van Orden had lived the last 20 years in Aragon. He was a member of the Church of God of the Union Assembly and a veteran of the United State Army. He was an avid outdoorsman and hunted and fished whenever he could. Carl was a truck driver for Velocity Rails.

Services for Mr. Van Orden will be held Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Houston Eaton and Rev. Jesse Starnes officiating. Military rites will be provided by Brown-Wright Post #12 American Legion Honor Guard.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, February 22, 2022 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Carl Van Orden.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Carl Van Orden, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

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Tuesday, February 22, 2022

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home & Crematory

304 West Elm Street, Rockmart, GA 30153

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