Funeral services held for Mary Patricia Harding
Mary Patricia Harding, 86, of Salado and formerly of Copperas Cove died July 24 in a Temple hospital.
Services were held last week at the Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Copperas Cove. Pastor John Hoover officiated.
She was buried at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen.
Mary Patricia Harding was born in New London, Conn., to Frank Dwight Denison and Elsie Kellogg Denison. She was raised and educated in Groton, Conn., and graduated in 1938 from Robert E. Fitch High School.She married Clause “Dough” Harding on Nov. 14, 1942, in Groton.
She was a member of the Robertson Avenue Baptist Church in Copperas Cove. She later became a member of First Baptist Church in Salado.
She was preceded in death by her husband on Aug. 20, 2006.
Survivors are a son, Stephen Denison Harding of Houston; two daughters, Claudia Anne Connolly of Seattle, Wash., and Lorraine Elizabeth Donaldson of Montgomery; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Scott and White Hospice in Temple.