LINDA J. HARDING
Linda Jean Harding, 59, died Wednesday, March 4, 2009, at Liberal Good Samaritan Center.
She was born on Oct. 9, 1949, to Betty (Owens), mother, and Bill Blake, stepfather, in Liberal.
She married Darrell Harding Sept. 16, 1995, in Liberal. He survives.
She graduated top of her class from the Southwest Kansas Area Vo-Tech in 1994 studying office occupations.
She had been the department store manager of Dollar General since 2002.
She enjoyed spending time with family, collecting dolphins and working.
Other survivors include two sons, Jami Murphy, Newton, and Bob Murphy and wife, Jessica, Plains; three brothers, Sonny Hightower and wife, Cheri, Liberal, Jerry Blake, Syracuse, and Steve Blake of New Mexico; two sisters, Reatha Ballinger, Wichita, and Debra Jackson, Wichita; and two grandchildren, Austin and Parker Murphy.
She was preceded in death by her mother and stepfather.
o Memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Fellowship Baptist Church with Pastor Bill Prater presiding.
Private burial will take place at a later date at Liberal Cemetery
Cremation has taken place.
A register book will be available for signing 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Kitch-Brenneman Funeral Home.
Memorials are suggested to Liberal Good Samaritan Center or American Cancer Society in care of Kitch-Brenneman Funeral Home, 1212 W. Second, Liberal, KS 67901.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.brennemanfuneralhome.com.