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Betty Jean ‘Nan’ Harford


Betty Jean “Nan” Harford, 84, of Bellefontaine,  passed away Thursday, July 11, 2013, at Logan Acres.

She was born in Lima on Nov. 24, 1928, to the late Melvin Bradford and Lily Armstrong Butturff.

She also was preceded in death by a brother, Charles “Bud” Bradford.

 On Dec. 23, 1945, in Lakeview, she married Raymond E. Harford and he preceded her in death on April 21, 1992.

 She is survived by a daughter, Becky (Dave) Tanger of Bellefontaine; grandchildren, Amy (W.R.) Dickson, Mandy (Jesse) Cummins, Brianne (Phil) Flesher and Joey (Nickolette) Holder; great-grandchildren, Noah, Brayden, Maci, Talon, Peyton; and numerous nieces and nephews.

 She retired from Precision Custom Products where she worked in quality control. She then went to work with AVI Vending until retired again in 2003.

She enjoyed gardening, doing crossword puzzles and all pets and animals. She especially enjoyed her family and hanging out with the grandkids.

 Pastor Lynn Mercer officiates a funeral at 11 a.m. Monday at the Smith-Eichholtz Funeral Home, Lakeview,  where calling is from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Burial is in Willow Branch Cemetery, Waynesfield.

Memorial contributions may be made to Logan Acres, 2739 Co. Rd. 91, Bellefontaine, Ohio.

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