Ruth Hardy, 97, went to be with the Lord at 7:03 p.m. on Saturday, May 1, 2021, in Lampasas.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 6, 2021, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 7, 2021, at Lometa Church of Christ with interment to follow at Senterfitt Cemetery.
Ruth was born on July 26, 1923, to Benjamin Lonnie and Ellie Elizabeth Gossett in Hill County, TX. Ruth grew up in San Saba and Bend, TX, and married James Ivan Hardy in 1945. Ruth was a devoted wife, mother, Christian, and a longtime member of The Church of Christ in Lometa, TX. She was always there for the family in times of peace or trouble giving much more than she received. We will miss her.
Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, James Hardy; her parents; siblings, T.G. Gossett, James Gossett, Walter Gossett, Bill Gossett, and Ruby Gossett Null.
Survivors include her daughter, Janice Miles, and husband, David; son, Les Hardy, and wife, Barbara; grandchildren, Russell Hardy and wife, Brandy, Michael Hardy, Eryn Hardy Self and husband, Daniel, Jesse McGuire and wife, Brianna, Micah McGuire, and wife, Michelle; great-grandchildren, James Hardy, Alexandra Wilcoxen, Jackson McGuire, Peyton Wilcoxen, Joshua McGuire, Levi McGuire, and Lyvia Self.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Ruth's name to Cherokee Home for Children.