Marion Howard Harmon
Jun 11, 1923 - Dec 23, 2016
- Obituary Information From:
Westmoreland Funeral Home and Crematory
P.O. Box 247, Marion, NC 28752
Phone: (828) 652-3161, Fax: (828) 652-4004
Date Submitted: 12-26-2016
Name to Appear as Heading: Marion Howard Harmon
Marion Howard Harmon, age 93, of Marion, passed away Friday, December 23, 2016 at Rose Hill Retirement Community. She was born June 11, 1923 in Lagrange, Maine. She was the daughter of the late Joel and Laura Borden Howard. Marion taught the mentally challenged for several years while in Maine. She enjoyed painting landscapes, sewing, and arts and crafts. She also, taught painting and crocheting at McDowell Technical Community College. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Albert of 72 years, one grandson, Jason Harmon; four sisters, Madeline, Lois, Ruth, and Dorothy.
She is survived by her two sons, Ronald Harmon and his wife Jane of Bluffton, SC; and Robert Harmon and wife Dolores of Huntersville, NC; special nephew, Lee Harmon and wife Mary of Houston, TX; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
A celebration of life will be held Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 2:00 to 3:00 PM in the Chapel of Westmoreland Funeral Home, with a Memorial Service at 3:00 PM following the visitation. A graveside service will be held at a later date in the Evergreen Cemetery in Milo, Maine.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to, Hospice of Rutherford County, 374 Hudlow Rd. Forest City, NC 28043