Irma Lee Hardin

Monday, May 16, 2016

Irma Lee Hardin, 85, of Rector, Ark., passed away Wednesday, May 11, 2016, at Rector Nursing and Rehab.

She was born June 1, 1930, in Rector, to Everett and Bessie Manning. Mrs. Hardin was a homemaker and a member of Rector First General Baptist Church.

Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Randall and Angela Hardin of Paragould; one daughter and son-in-law, Sherry and Scott Reynolds of Rector and one brother, Troy Manning of Rector. She is also survived by five grandchildren, Wendy Jenkins, Misty jones, John Ross Weber, Jessica Braman, and Christopher Hardin; five great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Lenard Hardin; three brothers, Everett Manning, Jr., Don Manning and Bill Manning and by one sister, Rachel Bradshaw.

Services were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at the Mitchell Funeral Home Chapel in Rector, with Marston Carpenter officiating. Burial followed in Woodland Heights Cemetery, Rector. Visitation was held beginning at noon Saturday and continued until service time at Mitchell Funeral Home of Rector.

Keith Manning, Jerry Mansfield, Brent Haley, Christopher Hamilton, Christopher Hardin and Clinton Haley served as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Jon Bradshaw and Rick Manning.

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