Neppisee Lena “Neppi” Harman, 92, Celina, Ohio, died at 10:05 p.m., Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at Celina Manor in Celina. She was born June 5, 1926, in Wabash, to Norman Rhoads and Hazel (Kumley) Gray.
She was a 1944 graduate of Wabash High School, and attended Frankfort Pilgrim College in Frankfort. She first married Ernest Birt, he died in 1964. Her second marriage was to Benjamin Shaner; he died Sept. 2, 1986. She then married Ronald Harman; he died March 12, 1999. She retired from Fort Recovery Industries. She enjoyed fishing, crocheting, raising flowers, and doing crafts. She lived in Wabash, Ohio many years, in Silver Lake, and also lived several years in Ocala, Fla.
She is survived by two children: Rebecca Birt Hart of Celina; and Mark (Bobbie) Birt of Spencerville, Ohio; five grandchildren, Dominica Hart of Indianapolis; Ashley (Kevin) Wagnild of Russia, Ohio; Lauren Hart of Celina; Cassandra Birt of Mooresville; and Gabriel Birt of Celina; ten great-grandchildren; brother, George (Peggy) Rhoads of Wabash; three half brothers, Norman Rhoads, Dennis Rhoads, and Darwin Rhoads, and half sister Martha Guerra.
She was also preceded in death by her parents, two sons, Daniel and Timothy Birt, son-in-law, James Hart, four brothers, one sister, two half brothers, and three half sisters.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Wednesday, May 15, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery, Claypool. Friends may call 3-7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Preferred memorial is National Kidney Foundation.