Christiane L. Liford, 84, of Bellefontaine, passed away Saturday, December 14, 2013 at her residence. She was born in France on April 5, 1929, the daughter of the late Joseph and Andree (Willman) Vienot.
She married James Franklin Liford and he preceded her in death on April 2, 1989. She was also preceded in death by two sons, William and Donald Benton and two daughters, Mary Christine Predmore and Madeleine Hartford, one brother, one sister, Madeleine Vormus, and one granddaughter.
Christiane is survived by her daughter, Michelle (Brian) Rood of Bellefontaine, step daughter, Vicki (Roy) Taylor of West Virginia, eight grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, two daughters-in-law, Sandee Benton of Bellefontaine and Leilani Benton of Wheatland, Wyoming, two sons-in-law, John Predmore of Bellefontaine and Chris Harford of Lakeview, and two sisters-in-law, Marianne Garver of Tennessee and Mickie Benton of Charleston, South Carolina.
Christiane was active with the Daughters of the American Revolution in her younger years and she was also a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, #2166 in Bellefontaine.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the Eichholtz Funeral Home, Bellefontaine with Pastor Bryan Meadows officiating. Visitation will be on Tuesday at the funeral home from 4 to 7 p.m. Burial will be in Bellefontaine Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Universal Home Health & Hospice, 701 S. Main St., Bellefontaine, Ohio 43311.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.edsfh.com.