Fern Bolding, 89, of Muncie,passed away on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2008 at the Willow Bend Living Center in Muncie.
She was born on Oct. 14, 1918 in Linton, the daughter of Israel and Ursula "Sula" Ann (Taylor) Williams, both of Martin County.
She moved to Muncie with her husband James R. Bolding in 1948 where they owned and operated J & J Welding. James preceded her in death in 1978.
Fern was a member of the Mayfield Nazarene Church, where she taught Sunday school for many years. She later attended the Body of Christ Church in Muncie and Hazel Wood Christian Church.
Surviving relatives include her son, James Dean Bolding Sr. of Muncie; two granddaughters, Kelli Burelison of Winchester, and Sue Ann Rains (husband Tom) of Muncie; a brother, Ermal Williams (wife Muriel) of Muncie; six great grandchildren, Kailyn Burelison, Brooks Burelison, Lindsey Bolding, Tyler Barton, Cheyenne Rains and Brittany Jones; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; four brothers, Ralph, Cecil, James and Roy Williams; and grandson, James D. Bolding Jr.
Services will be at 2:30 p.m. at the Garden View Funeral Home in Muncie with Pastor Kevin Klassen officiating.
Visitation will be on Wednesday from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Gardens of Memory Cemetery in Muncie.
An online condolencess can be made to the family at http://www.gardenviewandgardensofmemory.....