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“I worked with Kathy at the phone company as well. I was looking at Facebook when I discovered new of her passing. When I think of Kathy, I always...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Pamela Bush - Cudjoe Key, FL

When Kathy was first diagnosed with cancer, I fostered her feisty cat, Hurley. What an adventure! “It wasn't until I went to share a memory on Facebook with Kathy today that I learned of her passing. She fought so hard, and I am so sorry to hear...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Stacey Desrocher - Charleston, SC

“So sorry to learn about Kathy. We were neighbors when my family lived on Riverland Drive, during our high school days, and many an afternoon I found...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Nell (Carpenter) Stuckey - SC

“Kathy was so much fun, I'm so sorry I did not stay in touch with her. So sorry to hear of her passing, especially for all her family and friends....Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“Eric,My condolences go out to you and your family. I am so sadden to hear about the loss of your mom. I know how much you love her and always wanted...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Brenda Ellers - Kennesaw, GA

“Our sincerest condolences. Continued prayers to Theo, Ally & all of your family. ”
6 of 18 | Posted by: Chris & Susan Barnard - Elgin, SC

“To relatives and friends ~ May each of you be comforted by the peace of God during this most challenging time and in the years to come. ”
7 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“Our prayers are with you. ”
8 of 18 | Posted by: John Herrin - Alpharetta, GA

“I had the pleasure of working with Kathy for many years at Bellsouth. So many great memories, such as Kathy generously hosting an office party at the...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Wayne Ayer - Charlston, SC

“Eric and family, No words can soften this pain. Praying for Holy Spirit comfort and the blessing of loving, happy memories. ”
10 of 18 | Posted by: Shelly Telfor - Alpharetta, GA

“I worked with Kathy for many years at many special her generously hosting an office party at the big house off Bees...Read More »
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12 of 18 | Posted by: JEFF ISAACS - WOODSTOCK, GA

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14 of 18 | Posted by: Wayne Ayer - Charleston, SC

“The Refreshing Springs Kingdom Outreach Ministries would like to take this time to extend our most heartfelt sympathies to you. We can hardly...Read More »
15 of 18 | Posted by: Melissa Weeks-Richardson - Sumter, SC

“To the family and friends of Kathleen, my deepest condolences. Words cannot ease the pain of losing someone we love in death. May the God of all...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“Oh my goodness I am so shocked. So saddened. Kathy was a wonderful woman. I amso sorry. ”
17 of 18 | Posted by: Sherry Conway - Marietta, GA

“To the family of Kathleen, Im am terribly sorry for your loss. May God comfort you during this time as in the months to come. Jeremiah 29:11 ”
18 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

Kathleen Ford Harding, 68, of Charleston, South Carolina, widow of James Theodore Harding, Sr. entered into eternal rest Saturday, April 28, 2018. Her Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, May 1, 2018 in J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway at 6:00 p.m. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. until time of service.

Kathleen was born April 27, 1950 in Charleston, SC, daughter of the late William Jennings Ford and Mary Blanton Ford. She retired from Bell South and Dr. Howard Vincent Orthodontics after a combined 40+ years of service.

She is survived by her children, son, Eric C. Ford (Nicole) of Suwanee, GA, son, James "Theo" T. Harding, Jr. (Ally) of Charleston, SC, daughter, Mary Elizabeth Harding of Chicago, IL; two sisters, Eileen Faye Ford, Nancy Ford Pinto, four brothers, William Jennings Ford, Jr., David Michael Ford, Thomas Glenn Ford, and John Joseph Ford all of Charleston, SC; four grandchildren, Noah Ford, Luke Ford, Harper Ford, and Oliver Harding.

Memorials may be made to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, ( and/or the Susan G. Komen Foundation, (