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Nell Rose Hartwick

Nell Rose Hartwick, 95, of Paulding, died Tuesday, March 29, 2011, at the Gardens of Paulding.

She was born September 11, 1915, in Paulding County, the daughter of the late Frank and Nell (Powell) Thompson. On September 12, 1936, she married Charles Frederick Hartwick, who preceded her in death on October 2, 1994.

Survivors include two sons, Dan (Marlene) Hartwick of Plano, Texas, and Bill Hartwick of Briceton; a daughter, Bonnie (Dan) Griffiths of Paulding; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Virginia Thompson of Nashville, Tenn.

Three brothers, Richard, Bill and Robert; and two sisters, Betty Burgess and Ruth Ann Thompson, also preceded her in death.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, April 4, at Den Herder Funeral Home in Paulding, with Pastor Joe Allen officiating. Burial will be in St. Paul Cemetery in Paulding.

Calling hours are from 4-8 p.m. Sunday, April 3, and an hour prior to services Monday at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials: Caring and Sharing Food Pantry or the American Cancer Society.

Messages of sympathy may be sent online to the family at

POSTED: 03/31/11 at 10:00 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries