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March 13, 2011

Elizabeth Ellen Neds, 86, died Thursday (Sept. 8, 2011).

Born Dec. 9, 1924 to Adrian Arnold and Margaret Charline (Walker) Neds, she graduated from Orange High School, Delaware County, Class of 1941 and The Ohio State University 1945, BS, Home Economics. She taught most of her 32 years in Home Ec. (clothing) at Shore School, Euclid, where she became Department Chairman. She was a delegate to the 1963 International Congress of Home Ec. teachers in Paris. She was a loving and caring aunt to her 10 nieces and nephews and 34 great-nieces and nephews across the country.

Ellen is survived by her sisters, Sally Haxton of Columbus and Margaret Briggs of Denton, Texas; brother, Eugene (Liz) Neds of Marysville; cousins; former students; and fellow teachers.

She was preceded in death by her brothers-in-law, Bruce Briggs and Dave Haxton.

Friends may visit from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, and one hour prior to the funeral service at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Rutherford Funeral Home at Powell, 450 W. Olentangy St., Powell, 614-792-1471. (The funeral home is located on West Olentangy Street/Powell Road/Ohio 750 ΒΌ mile east of Sawmill Parkway.) Burial will follow at Walnut Grove Cemetery, Worthington.

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