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Lelah A. Harney

Friday, September 25, 2009

Lelah A. Harney, 89, Greencastle, died on Thursday Sept. 24, 2009.

She was born Dec. 1, 1919 in Parke County to Asa Samuel and Cora Elizabeth Bowman Burkett.

Mrs. Harney was a cook at Jackson's Double Decker for more than 20 years.

Her parents; husband, Alonzo Ellsworth Harney; three sisters, Bessie Brown, Sarah Brown, Neomi Harney and three brothers, Arthur Burkett, Nelson R. Burkett and Omar L. Pope preceded her in death.

Survivors are her children, Dennis Harney and wife Amy, Barbara Bridges, Sharon Gray, Diane Zimmerman and husband Ronald, and Harold "Bud" Harney; 12 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Monday at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of the Hopkins -- Rector Funeral Home, 4 Percy L. Julian Drive, with the Rev. Hallie Taylor officiating. Interment will follow at Little Walnut Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Lelah will be remembered for her love of the outdoors and traveling.

Condolences may be shared with the family at www.Hopkins-Rector.com