|Birth: ||Oct. 17, 1878|
|Death: ||Feb. 23, 1957|
An Obituary from "Gatesville Messenger & Star Forum," Friday, March 1, 1957:
Funeral services were held here Sunday afternoon for Edward Gay Hardie, 78, who operated a farm in the White Hall community for more than 50 years. Mr. Hardie died early Saturday in the local hospital.
Rev. J. T. Ayers and Rev. Bob Potts conducted the funeral rites at Scott's Chapel, and burial was in the Restland Cemetery.
Pallbearers were A. D. Chesnut, Rufe Brown, Bill Nesbitt, Jim Brown, Vernon Wright, Raymond Blankenship, Ellie Hayes and Cam McGilvray.
Mr. Hardie was born in Bell County but moved to White Hall when he was 11 years old. He spent the rest of his life there with the exception of the period from 1903 to 1911, when he lived in Cleburne.
A member of the Baptist Church, Mr. Hardie was married to Miss Bertha Bankston Nov. 3, 1901, and she survives him.
Also surviving are three sons, Herbert Hardie of San Antonio, Hilton Hardie of White Hall and Herman Hardie of White Hall; one daughter, Mrs. J. H. Compton of Terrell; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Among those from out of town attending the funeral rites were Mr. and Mrs. Donald Gidden of Temple; Sol Ne Smithis of Farmersville; Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Hardie of Tyler; Prentice Hardie of San Antonio; Went Hardie of Clifton; Mr. and Mrs. Oran Bankston and Mr. and Mrs. Cecil White of West; and Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Stanley, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hitchcock and Mrs. Mac Layl, all of Terrell.
From Texas Deaths, 1890-1976:
Name Edward Gay Hardie
Event Type Death
Event Date 23 Feb 1957
Event Place Gatesville, Coryell, Texas, U. S.
Marital Status Married
Birth Date 17 Oct 1878
Birthplace Bell, Texas
Father's Name Thomas Theopless Hardie
Mother's Name Sara F Cummings
Certificate Number 6885
Citing this Record:
"Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K3Q7-5PP : accessed 15 August 2015), Edward Gay Hardie, 23 Feb 1957; citing certificate number 6885, State Registrar Office, Austin; FHL microfilm 2,135,194.
Thomas Theophilius Hardie (1852 - 1894)
Bertha Olevia Bankston Hardie (1884 - 1974)
Hilton E. Hardie (1909 - 1997)*
James Robert Hardie (1872 - 1899)*
Edward Gay Hardie (1878 - 1957)
John M Hardie (1880 - 1952)*
Plot: D 048B.2
Maintained by: SHERRY LAWRENCE
Originally Created by: J
Record added: Dec 29, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 46102479