Jessie Mae Hardy
Jessie Mae Hardy, age 84, passed away, Monday, Oct. 3, 2011, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point. Jessie Mae Hardy was born Dec. 11, 1926, in Carrollton, Pickens County Ala., to the late Jeddie Cook Wilson and Troy Wilson. She was a seamstress working in manufacturing and later did alterations for B & S Laundry She was of the Baptist faith. Jessie Mae Hardy was married to John Edwin Hardy, who preceded her in death Oct. 24, 1990.
Funeral services are Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011, at 2 p.m. from Calvert Funeral Home Chapel, with the Dr. James Towery officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Garden Cemetery in West Point. Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include one daughter, Barbara Pee (Jimmy) of West Point; three sons: Paul Waits (Priscilla) of Columbus, James Thomas Waits of Elberton, Ga., and Robert "Bob" Hardy (Myra) of Tupelo; 18 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter; one sister, Helen Strub (Mike) of Hot Springs, Ark.; two brothers: Robbie Wilson (Janina), and James Troy Wilson (Nina) all of Columbus. Those preceding in death were her brother, Talmadge Wilson, and daughter-in-law Sheila Diane Harden Waits.
Pallbearers are Jimmy Pee, Jr., Patrick Waits, John Allen Waits, Paul Waits, Jr., William Haughton, and Mark Glasson.
Honorary pallbearers are Dr. Andrew Wartak, Jay Montgomery, and her friends at the Henry Clay Retirement Community.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942 or to National Multiple Sclerosis Society, MidSouth Chapter, 4219 Hillsboro Road, Suite 306, Nashville, TN 37215.
Visitation is today, from 5-8 p.m. at Calvert Funeral Home.
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