Amanda Marie Worden, 34, of South Arm Township, passed away on June 1, 2022. Amanda was born on July 13, 1987, in Tucson, AZ, the daughter of Terry Parag and Mary Reed.
She grew up in the Imlay City area where she graduated High School then moved up north and attended welding school in Gaylord. She had been employed by Aster Brand in Charlevoix and was a member of the Antrim County Community Church in Bellaire.
You could often see her in the great outdoors or riding her motorcycle. Amanda was a loving daughter, wife, mother, sister, auntie and friend. Amanda, you will be truly missed by us all. We love you so very much. Fly high with the Angels beautiful girl.
Surviving are her husband J.D. Worden of South Arm Township, 3 children, Preston, Logan and Addison Worden all at home, her mother Mary (Joseph) DeSiena of Boyne City, brother Andrew (Lexi) Parag of Marlette, MI, sister Krystal (Troy) Sevede of Boyne City, maternal grandmother Barbara Reed of Peck, MI, her in-laws John (Denise) Worden of St. Clair Shores, MI, and sister-in-law Stephanie Scheuer of Chesterfield, MI.
Preceding her in death were her maternal grandfather James Reed, beloved aunt Pauline Smith, uncle Jerry Smith, and cousin Christopher Reed.
Amanda’s family would like to encourage anyone who is struggling with thoughts of suicide to call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline, 1-800-273-8255.
A Celebration of Amanda’s Life/Benefit will take place on Saturday, July 16 from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Boyne City Eagles Club, 106 River St, Boyne City, MI 49712.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Amanda’s family. Checks may be made payable to John Worden, c/o 4Front Credit Union, 1031 May St, Charlevoix, MI 49720.
Arrangements are in the care of the Central Lake Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes. Please sign her online guestbook at www.mortensenfuneralhomes.