Modena Hardesty

Monday, April 16, 2007

Modena Hardesty, 85 of Lyons, passed away Sunday, April 15, 2007 at Lyons Health & Living Center.

Born in Greene County on Aug. 4, 1921, she was the daughter of Otis and Edith (Riley) Bartley.

She married William Bill Hardesty on Nov. 12, 1943.

A homemaker, she was a member of the Lyons United Methodist Church, Order of Eastern Star Lyons Chapter 371 and the Rebecca Lodge of Bloomfield.

Survivors include a daughter: Brenda K. (Larry) Burch of Linton and son, Michael W. Hardesty of Bloomington; three grandchildren, Michelle (Brad) McKinney, Tracy (Joel) Swearingen of Greenwood and Sean (Tia) Hardesty; six great-grandchildren: Abbey, Alyssa, Drew, Megan, Ella, and Maggie.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wm. Bill Hardesty, and her parents.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday at Anderson-Poindexter Funeral Home in Linton with Pastor Larry Corns officiating. Burial will follow at Switz City Cemetery in Switz City. Memorial graveside services will be conducted by Order of Eastern Star.

Friends may call at funeral home from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, and from 9 a.m. until the hour of service Thursday.

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