Mrs. Hardcastle died at 11:17 p.m., Thursday, January 17, 2013, at her home.
She was born January 1, 1927, at Cureall, Missouri, to Elbert Ambrose Lawing and Gerthie Jane Lawing. On October 3, 1944, she was married at Mountain Home, Arkansas, to Willard Clifton Hardcastle, who preceded her in death on August 22, 2012. Mrs. Hardcastle was a member of Bakersfield Church of Christ.
She is survived by three children, Diana Ellis, husband, James Terry, Bakersfield, Missouri, Gary Hardcastle, West Plains, Missouri and Kenny Hardcastle, Moody, Missouri; two grandchildren, Holly Adams, Mountain Home, Arkansas and Christopher Ellis, Gamaliel, Arkansas; three great-grandchildren, Kendra Adams, Chrissa Ellis and Keyvinn Ellis.
Her parents, husband and three sisters, Vesta, Hazel and Sybil, precede her in death.
Visitation will be from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m., Sunday, January 20, 2013 at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Fowler Cemetery. On line condolences may be expressed at robertsondrago.com.