Marian G. Harding(1922 - 2013)

Marian G Harding February 18, 1922 - July 11, 2013 Marian was born in Pasadena, CA where she was active in youth leadership activities at Calvary Baptist Church during her younger years. She graduated from Pasadena J C in 1942. Marian met the love of her life, Clifford Harding, at church camp and they were married in 1944. 1953 brought Marian and Clifford to Bakersfield where Clifford developed a successful architecture business and Marian became very active in church, Girl Scouts, League of Women Voters and Bakersfield Council of Churches. Marian and Clifford enjoyed many trips and adventures both in the US and abroad. In her later years Marian enjoyed traveling with her children, grandchildren and friends. Marian was preceded in death by her daughter Karen and husband Clifford. She has three surviving daughters: Marianne (Jess) Sanchez of Morgan Hill CA, Lee-Ila (Roger) Riley of Shafter CA, and Janeen (Alen) Millsaps of Rock Springs WY; 8 Grandchildren and spouses and 6 Great Grandchildren. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Heifer International or to a . Graveside services will be held at 9:30 a.m. July 17, 2013 at Hillcrest Memorial Park with a Memorial Service to follow at 2:30 at Mill Creek Christian Church, 1660 S St. Bakersfield. The family wishes to express sincere thanks to Hoffmann Hospice for their assistance and loving care.

Published in Bakersfield Californian from July 16 to July 17, 2013