Dateline: January 10, 2008
Hardin, 100, died Monday, December 31, 2007, in Clarendon.
were held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, January 4, 2008, in St. John the
Baptist Episcopal Church in Clarendon with Rev. Jim Aveni, Vicar,
officiating. Burial was held at Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon. Services
were under the arrangement Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon.
Hardin was born September 17, 1907, in Savannah, Tenn. to Watt and Lola
Sims Hardin. He married Maxine Elizabeth Ellis on June 10, 1947, in
Clarendon. He was a US Army World War II veteran where he attained the
rank of Corporal. He had been a resident of Clarendon for over 85 years
and farmed for 53 years before retiring. He tended to his garden beside
his house until he was 98. He was a member of the St. John the Baptist
Hardin was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Hall Hardin; two
sisters, Ruth Cearley and Ann Marie Estes.
include his wife, Maxine; three daughters, Cheryl Hardin of
San Antonio, Shauna Kidd of Austin, and Kelli Mooring of Canyon; two sons,
David Hardin of Clarendon and Brent Hardin of El Paso; a brother, Homer
Hardin of Clarendon; a sister, Mary Kay Todd of Clovis, NM; seven
grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
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