Eleanor M. Birney, 81, of Cadiz, died Wednesday, January 5, 2011 at Liza’s Place in Wheeling.

She was born March 27, 1929 in New Athens, Ohio a daughter of the late William Campbell and Georgianna Elliott Gillespie.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Roy W. Birney in 2001 and an infant son, Edward.

Friends may call Sunday, January 9, 1-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz, where services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Jon Little officiating. Burial will follow at Cadiz Union Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Harrison County Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 301, Cadiz, OH 43907. A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.