Margaret Hardy, 94, Browning, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, at McLarney Manor, Brookfield.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at Bear Branch United Methodist Church, Purdin, with Rev. Ted Stockwell officiating. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Friday at the church with the family receiving friends from 12:30 p.m. until service time.
Memorials to Bear Branch United Methodist Church or Cemetery may be left at or mailed to Rhodes Funeral Home, 216 Linn St., Brookfield, Mo. 64628. Online condolences may be left at www.rhodesfh.com.
Margaret was born March 24, 1918, in Dooley, Mont., daughter of Walter J. and Helen (Thompson) Bye. On March 26, 1939, in Rochester, Mich., she was united in marriage to James Hardy.
After living in Michigan and Arizona, they moved in 1973 to a farm in Linn County.
Survivors include her children, Paul and wife, Paulette Hardy, Browning, and Judy and husband, Odis Flowers, Tucson, Ariz.; grandchildren, David and wife, Pamela Hardy, Steve and wife, Jill Hardy, Jeff and wife, Marla Hardy, Susan and husband, Doug Crooks, James R. (Rick) Flowers and Carole Everhart; and great-grandchildren, Lindsey Leager, Colton, Laura, Tawnya, Derrek, Amanda, Ryan, Austin and Brandon Hardy, Taylor and Jordan Crooks, Ashley Eikem, Zachary Everehart and Nick and Justin Flowers.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jim, in 2006; and an infant daughter.