Effie Ellen Harding (July 16, 1928 – July 1, 2010)


Effie Ellen Harding, 81 of Norwich , OH died 10:40am Thursday, July 01, 2010 at her residence following a short illness.

She was born Monday, July 16, 1928 in Masontown WV the daughter of William Thomas and Goldie Elizabeth (Dunn) Wolfe.

Mrs. Harding was a homemaker who enjoyed bowling, bingo, town babysitter and candy maker. She had been previously employed at the Airwood Motel on the East Pike.

Effie is survived by four daughters: Jo Ann (Doug) Joy of Blacksburg, SC; Betty (Larry) Shanks of Zanesville; Barb Miller of Zanesville; and Brenda (Craig) Foster of Norwich; two sons: Richard (Karen) Harding of Adamsville and Terry (Janie) Harding of Nashport; 15 Grandchildren and 17 Great-Grandchildren and a sister Lela A. (Harold) Bilyeu of Beallsville, OH.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: James R. Harding who died, Sept. 3, 1984; a daughter: Diane Buchanan and nine brothers and sisters.

Friends may call Tuesday July 6th from 1-3pm and 6-8pm with funeral services to follow at 8:00pm at Hillis & Hardwick Funeral Home 935 Forest Ave. Zanesville OH with Rev. Robin Milstead officiating. No graveside services will be held.

Memorial envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Arrangements are being handled by the Hillis & Hardwick Funeral Home, 935 Forest Ave. Zanesville Ohio. To sign the online register book or to send a personal condolence note please visit www.HillisHardwickFH.com

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