Dateline: April 6, 2006
Ellis Goodman Hardin died Friday, March 31, 2006, at the age of
82 in Amarillo.
Services were held at
2 p.m. Monday, April 3, in the First Baptist Church in Clarendon with Rev.
Larry White of Amarillo officiating. Burial was in Citizens Cemetery in
Clarendon with arrangements by Robertson Funeral Directors.
Mrs. Hardin was born
on February 22, 1924, to William Hoyle and Ethel Traweek Ellis in Watonga,
Okla. She married William Eugene “Billy” Goodman on June 5, 1940, at
Sayer, Okla. He preceded her in death on September 18, 1988. She married
Homer Hardin on November 22, 1990, at Clarendon. She was a resident of
Clarendon most of her life.
She ran Goodman’s
Furniture Store with her husband Billy and also worked at The Nook in
Clarendon. She was an active member of the First Baptist Church in
Clarendon where she was a Sunday school teacher and record keeper for many
She was preceded in
death by her husband, Billy Goodman; one daughter, Barbara Jeanne Goodman;
two brothers; and one sister.
She is survived by
her husband, Homer Hardin of Clarendon; two daughters, Rhonda Looney and
husband Randy of Amarillo and Janet Lewis and husband Bob of Lubbock; one
step-daughter, Cynthia Lindley of Claude; two step-sons, Wayne Hardin of
Clarendon and Dwight Hardin of Atlanta, Georgia; three grandchildren,
Shane Lewis and wife Donna, Nicci Attaway and husband Scott, and Jennifer
Young and husband Greg; four great grandchildren; one brother-in-law,
Jimmy Goodman of New Jersey; and one sister-in-law, Allie Mae Maxey of
The family requests
that memorials be sent to the American Heart Association or the Animal
Rescue Shelter in Amarillo.
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