Harriett Scheidt


Harriett L. Scheidt, 83, of Columbus, died at 3:38 p.m. December 5, 2016, at Columbus Regional Hospital.

Harriett was born February 10, 1933, in Columbus, the daughter of Harry L. and Martha Hammon Babb. She married Donald L. Scheidt November 7, 1953.

Harriett was a Christian. She was a member of St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, Clifty and Extension Homemakers Club “24”. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Harriett retired from Cummins Engine Company after 40 years of service.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday, December 9, 2016, at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, Clifty with Pastor Doug Bauman officiating. Calling hours will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the church and one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery. Friends and family are invited to a bereavement dinner immediately following burial at the church.

Memorials may be made to the St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, Clifty, Making Mission Possible through the funeral home.

Survivors include her husband, Don; children, Donita L. (Tony) Barringer, Lisa K. (Mark) Gilbert and Eric D. (Linda) Scheidt, all of Columbus; a sister, Wanda Vance of Stone Mountain, Georgia; grandchildren, Joshua Barringer, Luke Barringer and Caleb Barringer; step-grandchildren, Brian Gilbert and Kyle Gilbert; and great-grandchildren, Jordan Barringer, Jentry Barringer, Lyla Barringer, Jalynn Barringer, Cole Gilbert and Lake Gilbert.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Marci L. Scheidt; brother, Albert Babb; and sisters, Theora Haydock and Mary Ellen Cox.