|Birth: ||Nov. 6, 1901|
|Death: ||Mar. 23, 1989|
Mrs. Alice Hardy was born on November 6, 1901, in Murphysboro, Jackson County, Illinois, to William G. and Alice Rendleman Mullineaux. She married Robert Hardy Sr. in 1926. He died in 1973.
She graduated from Murphysboro Township High School with the Class of 1920. Mrs. Hardy began her teaching career in the early 1920s at Lincoln School in Murphysboro until her marriage to Robert Hardy. She returned to Lincoln School in 1946 teaching first grade. Mrs. Hardy served a total of 26 years with the Murphysboro schools until her retirement in 1967.
She was a member and Sunday school teacher at United Methodist Church. She also was a member of the Retired Teachers Association, Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority, Jackson County Nursing Home Auxiliary and St. Joseph Hospital Auxiliary.
Mrs. Hardy was a member of the Wesleyan Service Guild in Murphysboro, and volunteered at the Sally Logan Library for its story hours for children.
She was the recipient of awards from the American Cancer Society and was one of the original Head Start teachers in Southern Illinois.
Survivors include two sons, John Hardy of Gainesville, Fla., and Robert Hardy Jr. of Springfield; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Two brothers and one sister also preceded her in death.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or United Methodist Church Organ Fund.
Partial source: Southern Illinoisan, Sat., March 25, 1989
William George Mullineaux (1864 - 1903)
Alice Rendleman Mullineaux (1872 - 1964)
Robert H Hardy (1902 - 1973)
John William Hardy (1930 - 2012)*
Sidna Mae Mullineaux (1891 - 1984)*
Thorwald Thomas Mullineaux (1892 - 1941)*
Alice Mullineaux Hardy (1901 - 1989)
Murphysboro City Cemetery
Plot: Block 11, Lot 32
Created by: C. Ann Carruthers
Record added: Oct 25, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99588794