Rita Marlene HardingSanta Cruz, CA, 1962 - 2010
Rita Marlene Harding of Santa Cruz, Calif., passed away after courageously battling a long illness on July 2, 2010. Rita was born in Roland, Ark. on Nov. 12, 1962. She is deeply loved by her surviving family: daughters, Contessa Forcier and Brad, Katrina O'Donnell and Michael of Kansas; grandchildren, Camillia Forcier, Jason and Daniel O'Donnell; parents, Alice Andrews of California, Wilburn and Dorothy Harding of Arkansas; brothers, David Cook and Jackie, Kurtis Banchero and Linda of California, Vaugh Harding and Wanda of Arkansas, Dan Cook and Terri of Minnesota; sisters, Gail Rogers, Lisa Harding Wright and Mark of California, Sandra Paul of North Carolina. Rita was an avid traveler with a passion for literature and exploring the outdoors. Her beautiful laugh will warm our hearts forever.
Published July 30, 2010