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obit Emma Ball Harden picEmma Ball Harden, 78, passed away peacefully with her family by her side, in Panama City Beach, Florida on April 5, 2014. Emma was born in Boone County, W.Va. on January 2, 1936. She was the beloved wife and best buddy of Robert Harden, her husband of 58 years. Robert is from Cadiz, Ohio, and graduated from Cadiz High School in 1951.

She was preceded in death by her father, Cyril Ball, and her sister Marilyn, of Boone County, W.Va.

Celebration of her life will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that expressions of sympathy in her honor, be made to Emerald Coast Hospice, 2925 Hwy. 77 North, Panama City, Florida 32405.

A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.