Mount Vernon News
  • Betty L. Harding

  • January 21, 2010

MOUNT VERNON — Betty L. Harding, 90, of Mount Vernon died Wednesday morning, Jan. 20, 2010, at the Country Club Retirement Campus in Mount Vernon.

She was born Nov. 6, 1919, in Mount Vernon, a daughter of the late James and Bessie (Hoagland) Agnew. Betty was a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her immediate and extended family.

Betty is survived by her sister, Helen V. Harding of Mount Vernon; nephews, Gary (Kathie) Harding, Chuck (Jean) McKenzie, Nate (Gunda) Boyd and Bob (Janet) Boyd; nieces, Suzie (Barry) Bowden and Mary Whitten; a great-nephew, Jamie (Jamie) Harding; great-nieces, Amy (Nick) Bullington, McKenzie Bowden, Brandie (Chris) Davisson and Robyn (David) Shepherd; great-great-nephews, Johnny Lee Bullington, Patrick Curtis, Jake Curtis and Ethan Shepherd; and great-great-nieces, Cadence Harding and Denise Bullington.

In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her husband, James W. Harding; sisters, Hazel Rummel and Mary Lou Agnew; and a brother, James Agnew.

A funeral service for Betty will be held Friday, Jan. 22, at 2 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, with Brother Philip McMurrin officiating. Burial will follow in the Mound View Cemetery in Mount Vernon.

Memorial contributions may be made in Betty’s memory to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Betty L. Harding.



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