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Gladys e. (Lester) Harding

February 5, 1938 ~ September 2, 2021 (age 83)

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   Gladys Eloise Harding (Nannie), 83, of Big Four WV, entered her heavenly home on September 2, 2021 at Iredell Memorial Hospital.

   Gladys was born on February 5, 1938 in McDowell County, WV.  Gladys is preceded in death by her loving husband, James Edward Harding (Poppa), a daughter, Kathy Ann Harding, her sister Shirley and brother Ervin.

   In life, Gladys was a home maker.  She married the love of her life, James Harding and with that union they were blessed with three daughters.  Gladys was originally from Bull Creek, WV, she was a loving mother and Nannie.  Gladys loved her church and her Lord and savior. She cherished and adored her grandchildren, and her great grandchildren. Gladys was a God fearing and sweet woman, who could always put a smile on your face. She will be missed by all of those who's lives she touched. 

   Gladys leaves behind to cherish her memory; her two daughters, Linda Harding Ezell of Statesville NC, Judy Lester (Rodney Lester) of Mocksville NC, her grandchildren, Kathy Ann Ezell (Ted Moose), Kirstie LeAnn Ezell (Christopher Harris), Brianna Miller and Brandon Lester.  Also, surviving Gladys are her great-grandchildren, Keith James Ezell, Courtney Ezell, Jamey Moose, Aurora Harris, Austin Oaks, Madison Oaks, Theron Miller, Lane Lester, and Cody Lester. Along with 3 younger sisters Thelma, Tiny, and Patsy and 4 younger brothers Benny, Junior, Steve and Tex.

   At this time there will be no services.

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