Flemingsburg Gazette, Fleming Co. KY

James Hardin Dies In This County

James "Jim" Hardin, 84-year-old, retired Fleming County farmer, died Saturday [October 1, 1955] at 3:35 a.m. at the home of his son Wilbert Hardin at Craintown.

Death was attributed to the complications of age and came after a two week illness.

Born in Bath County on June 13, 1871, he was the son of the late Isaac and Mary Hardin. He spent most of his lifetime in Fleming County where he was highly admired and respected by a wide circle of friends.

A member of the Salt Lick Christian Church, he was active in the religious activities of his community. He also held membership in the Junior Order, United American Mechanics.

Survivors in addition to his son with whom he resided include three daughters, Mrs. Ernest Honaker and Mrs. Coy Harper , both of Ashland, Ohio and Mrs. Robert Gent; one brother Walker Hardin, of Owingsville; three sisters, Mrs. Effie Goldie, of Salt Lick, Mrs. Anna Hunt, of this city, and Mrs. Lizzie Ingram of Muncie, Indiana.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Monday from the Hillsboro Christian Church with the Rev. Myron Barnett, Pastor, officiating. Burial followed in the Old Virginia Cemetery in Bath County.

Hutton Funeral Home had charge of the arrangements.

Submitted by Bobby Hunt