Christiane L. Liford

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Christiane L. Liford, 84, of Bellefontaine, passed away Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, at her residence.

She was born in France on April 5, 1929, a daughter of the late Joseph and Andree Willman Vienot.

She married James Franklin Liford and he preceded her in death April 2, 1989. She also was preceded in death by two sons, William and Donald Benton; two daughters, Mary Christine Predmore and Madeleine Harford; one brother; one sister, Madeleine Vormus; and one granddaughter.

Christiane is survived by her daughter, Michelle (Brian) Rood of Bellefontaine; stepdaughter, Vicki (Roy) Taylor of West Virginia; eight grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; two daughters-in-law, Sandee Benton of Bellefontaine and Leilani Benton of Wheatland, Wyo.; two sons-in-law, John Predmore of Bellefontaine and Chris Harford of Lakeview; and two sisters-in-law, Marianne Garver of Tennessee and Mickie Benton of Charleston, S.C.

Christiane was active with the Daughters of the American Revolution in her younger years and was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles 2166 in Bellefontaine.

Pastor Bryan Meadows officiates a funeral at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Eichholtz Funeral Home, Bellefontaine, where visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. Burial is in Bellefontaine Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Universal Home Health & Hospice, 701 S. Main St., Bellefontaine 43311.

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