Gazette, Fleming Co. KY
Hardin Dies In This County
"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.
was attributed to the complications of age and came after a two week illness.
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.
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
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.
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.
Submitted by Bobby Hunt