Norene Huffman Harding, 99, of New Castle, departed this life Sunday morning, April 29, 2012 at Heritage Hall Health and Rehab in Blacksburg. Born in Craig County at her homeplace on February 19, 1913, she was a daughter of the late Luther Lake and Blanche Wallace Huffman. She was preceded in death by her husband Everett A. (Jack) Harding and an infant brother.
Mrs. Harding was a faithful member of New Bethel Christian Church, New Castle, VA. A Lynchburg College graduate, she taught in the public schools of Craig County, Salem, and Giles County for more than fifty years.
She is survived by cousins, many friends, a host of students, kind and faithful caregivers Tobie and Phyllis Cumbee and family, also Larry Williams and Sue Wood; and her constant companions Wiggles and Fluffy, her cats.
Graveside services will be conducted Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at the Ross Cemetery in Craig County. Friends will be received at the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke Tuesday evening from six until eight pm to share the memories of an unforgettable Lady. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.