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Jean S. Hardin

August 2, 1945 ~ December 6, 2021 (age 76)

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Jean S. Hardin, age 76, of Rutherfordton, passed away Monday, December 6, 2021 at Rutherford Regional Medical Center.

     Jean was born Thursday, August 2, 1945 in Woodruff, SC to the late George P. Simmons and Edna Mae Skinner Simmons. She was a graduate of Woodruff High School, class of 1963 and a graduate of Cecil’s Business College in Spartanburg. Jean was the co-owner and operator of Harco Incorporated in Forest City and a longtime member of Sandy Mush Baptist Church. She loved the outdoors, especially flower gardening. Jean was an avid sports fan and was an animal lover. She was dedicated to her family and was known by the community as, “The Flower Lady.” She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

     In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of twenty-four years, Jerry Glenn Hardin and three brothers, William, Thomas, and Marshall Simmons.

     Those left to cherish her memory include her life companion of thirty years, David Harmon; daughter, Amy Hardin of Rutherfordton; son, Jeff Hardin (Vanghi) of Monroe, NC; brothers, Jerry Simmons (Ann) of Iron Station, NC and Bobby Simmons (Martha) of Clover, SC; sister, Marie Adams (Bob) of Morehead, Kentucky. She is also survived by two grandchildren, Haley Hardin, Colton Hardin and her fur babies, Charlie, Sammy and Kelsey.

     The funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Thursday, December 9, 2021 at the Harrelson Funeral Chapel with Reverend Stephen Matheny officiating. Interment will follow at Rutherford County Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service time at the funeral home.

     Memorial donations are requested to the Community Pet Center, www.communitypetcenter.com or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, www.stjude.org

          

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
December 9, 2021

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Harrelson Funeral & Cremation Services
1251 US Highway 221 Alt.
Forest City, NC 28043

Funeral Service
Thursday
December 9, 2021

2:00 PM
Harrelson Funeral Chapel
1251 US Highway 221 Alt.
Forest City, NC 28043

Interment
Thursday
December 9, 2021

3:00 PM
Rutherford County Memorial Cemetery
1743 Chase High Road
Forest City, NC 28043

Donations

Community Pet Center
861 Piney Ridge Road, Forest City NC 28043
Web: http://www.communitypetcenter.com

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856
Web: http://www.stjude.org/

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