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Betty (Quincel) Harness, 80, of Orient, died Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at her residence.
She was born July 20, 1933 in Columbus, Ohio.
Betty was retired from Bob Evans Farms Corporate Offices after 25 years as the Head Receptionist.
Member of The United Church of Mt. Sterling; Evans Senior Center, Grove City; Central High School Alumni Association; original member of the Hank Newman "Georgia Crackers" Square Dance Club; former member of American Legion Auxiliary.
Preceded in death by parents, Harold and Carrie Quincel; husband, Charles (Mick); son, Mickey Joseph; sisters, Shirley Kise and Teresa Brown; and brother, Paul Quincel.
She is survived by daughter, Tamara (Dave) Tingle of Orient; son, Gregory (Sherry) Harness of Circleville; grandson, Gregory (Najette) Harness II; granddaughters, Micki (Andrew) Conklin, Stacey Harness, Stephanie (Curtis) Lohr, Ariel (Matt) Matusek and Taylor (Jacob) Adams; great-granddaughters, Brynna Lohr and Piper Conklin; great-grandson, Cooper Lohr; sister, Patricia (Quincel) Riley; brothers, Ronald (Geraldine) Quincel, Robert (Marjorie) Quincel and Al (Kyleen) Quincel; half sisters, Jacquelyn (Bill) Simmons, Tona (Roger) Blankenship and Deonna J. Vaughn; stepmother, Ruth Quincel; sisters-in-law, Donna Quincel, Jeanette (Ronald) Sherman and Alice (Paul) Parker; best friends, Annamae Lawless and Goldie Patrick; many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Betty was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She worked hard all of her life and believed things would always get better. She loved singing and dancing and spending time with her grandchildren and particularly with her great-granddaughters. She will be sorely missed.
A Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 5, 2013 at the PORTER-TIDD FUNERAL HOME, 331 W. Main St., Mt. Sterling. Rev. Dan Shipley will be officiating. The interment will follow in Pleasant Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4.
Family suggest memorial contributions to The United Church, P.O. Box 223, Mt. Sterling, OH 43143.
Online condolences to www.tiddfuneralservice.com.
Published in The Madison Press on Aug. 2, 2013