HART, Mich.—Elda Ann Harden died Sept. 8. She was 81. Elda Ann delighted in being a pastor’s wife, mother, and grandmother. She was a gifted Bible teacher and often rehearsed the leadership of God in her life by saying, “Jesus led me all the way.”

She graduated from Purdue University in 1957 with a degree in home economics education. She married Elvin Harden on Sept. 8, 1957.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Joy Ann Persenaire.

She is survived by her husband, Elvin; her children Mark Harden and Gaye Hoezee; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.