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Sharon Ann (Ailes) Harden

June 24, 1948 ~ December 14, 2018 (age 70)

Sharon Ann Harden of Ellettsville passed away at IU Health-Bloomington Hospice House on Friday, December 14, 2018 surrounded by her loving family at the age of 70.

Born on June 24, 1948 in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Mark and Arta Marie (Swoboda) Ailes.  Sharon was married to the late Elmer “Leon” Harden on April 24, 1965.  Sharon attended college to become a nurse and worked at the Brown County Convalescent Center.  She worshiped with her church family at the Cornerstone Christian Fellowship in Bloomington and enjoyed the Evergreen Senior Group meeting for lunch and participating in activities with the group.  Sharon loved Bingo and she was an avid collector of anything bear related. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Leon Harden; son, David Harden; daughter, Diana Harden; and sister, Rosemary Wagner.

Sharon will be missed by her daughter-in-law, Connie Harden of Ellettsville; grandchildren, Amanda Reynolds and her husband Josh of Bloomington, Tyler Harden and wife Kirsten of Bloomington, Joshua Harden and wife Rachel of Springfield, MO, Delaney Harden of Ellettsville and Dennis Harden of Indianapolis; great-grandchildren, Khloe Harden, Klara Harden, Talya Reynolds, and Karly Harden; sister, Linda Schneider of Florida; brother, Marcus Ailes of Florida and several nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends.

Memorial services will be held on Friday, December 21, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Cornerstone Christian Fellowship located at 2655 South Adams Street in Bloomington with Pastor David Wigington officiating.  Inurnment will follow the service at Green Valley Cemetery in Brown County.  Friends may call upon the family at the church prior to the memorial service from 1:00 p.m. until time of services.  Chandler Funeral Home in Ellettsville is assisting with cremation arrangements.  

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