February 2017

Dorothy Ruth Hardy

October 1, 1925
February 19, 2017

Dorothy Ruth Hardy

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Dorothy White Hardy was born October 1, 1925 in El Dorado, AR to Harmon Holden and Thelma Falkner White. Dottie was one of two children. Also a long-time member of Parkwood Baptist Church, she made and melded many friendships. While living in New Orleans, she volunteered many hours at The March of Dimes and worked as a school librarian and substitute teacher. She retired from Florida National Bank after long career in banking. She passed February 19, 2017.

Ted and Dot were both 91 at the time of their passing; and they were blessed with 72 years of marriage.

They were predeceased by both sets of parents, their son, Steven Theodore Hardy, and three of Ted’s sisters.

They are survived by: three children: Ann (Gary) McDonald, Jill (Greg) Leach, and Scott (Linda) Hardy. Five Grandchildren: Erin (Jeff Walker) McDonald, Colleen (Andrew) Seese, Jennifer (Brandon) Harrell, Jonathan Theodore Hardy, and Trevor Gregory Leach. Four Great-grandchildren: Meagan, Andrew Jr, and Harry Seese, and Magdalene Grace Harrell. Ted’s three sisters: Paula Schroeder, Lucy Schmidt and Norma Clem, Dot’s Sister, Betty Garrett. Many nieces, nephews, and friends.

There will be a dual-memorial service held on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 1 PM, Parkwood Baptist Church, 7900 Lone Star Rd., Jax., FL 32211

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later time.

In lieu of flowers please donate to your local Veteran’s organization or charity of choice.