Nellie E. Peden, age 90 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 9:45 PM on December 14, 2010 at Rest Haven Nursing Home. She was born October 14, 1920 to the late Cleo & Lola (Cox) Norman in Randolph County, Indiana. She graduated from Huntsville High School in 1938. She was a homemaker, mother and grandmother. Her goal in life was taking care of her family. She was a member of the Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years George O. Peden on July 24, 2007, her grandsons Dan Peden in 1986 and Ted Thorn in 2003; also preceding her in death were brothers: Russell, Basil, Richard, Harry, and Herbert Norman.
She is survived by son Richard (Carol) Peden of Lynn, Indiana, daughters Diane (Larry) Resor and Linda Thorn of Greenville; Grandchildren: Deanna (Brad) Troutwine of Arcanum, Scott Resor, Lori (Bryan) Lloyd of Greenville, Angie Resor of Wisconsin, Melanie Hawes of Florida; Step grandchildren: Sheila (Todd) Leach and Bill (Penny) Baughn of Winchester, Indiana; 11 great grandchildren; 9 step great grandchildren; 2 great great grandsons; Sister: Reba (David) Weir of Fortville, Indiana; numerous nieces, nephews, & cousins.
Services will be held on Saturday December 18, 2010 at 3:00 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio with Rev. Joe Soley officiating. Entombment will follow in Greenville Township Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. Family will receive friends from 1:00 to 3:00 PM on Saturday at the funeral home. Memorial contribution may be given to State of the Heart Hospice.