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Diana J. Harden, 44, Columbus

Diana J. Harden, 44, Columbus, died Tuesday evening, May 21, 2013, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.

Born Nov. 19, 1968 in Martinsville, she was daughter of E. Leon and Sharon (Ailes) Harden. A 1986 graduate of Brown County High School, she worked for the Mentor Network as an in-home caregiver for the mentally disabled. She had been involved with Bartholomew County 4-H, American Heritage Girls and with Columbus area Home School Educators.

She is survived by her mother, Sharon Harden of Columbus; her son, Dennis Harden of Indianapolis; her daughter, Delaney Harden at home; a brother and sister-in-law, David and Connie Harden of Bloomington; a niece and nephew-in-law, Amanda and Charles Pressel; two nephews and and a niece-in-law, Joshua, Tyler and Kirsten Harden; and a great-niece, Khloe Harden. She was preceded in death by her father.

A memorial service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 1 at Bond-Mitchell Funeral Home with Rev. Dean Mathis officiating. Friends can visit with the family from noon - 1 p.m. Saturday.

Online condolences can be given at

Memorial contributions can be made to the family for the Delaney Harden College Fund.



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  • November 25
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 25
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    6 to 7 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • November 26
    Go Club meeting Wednesday at coffee/tea shop
    3 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • November 26
    BC Sheriff's Merit Board
    4 p.m. Sheriff's Office, Law Enforcement Center, 55 State Road 46 East
  • November 28
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • November 29
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 29
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 2
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 3
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • December 4
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • December 12
    Widowed group plans Christmas party
    noon Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • December 12
    BCSP Christmas bird count slated
    8 a.m. BCSP Nature Center, 1810 State Road 46 East
  • December 13
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road