Ruby Lee Hardee

Ruby Lee Hardee, 77, passed away Feb. 10, 2006. She was born Nov. 9, 1928 in Freeport, FL, to Grover and Caroline Boone Burnham.

Hardee had been a lifelong resident of Walton County. She was Jehovah Witness by faith and a member of the
Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness in DeFuniak Springs, FL. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and devoted her life to her family and friends. Everyone who knew her loved her. Her favorite pastime was planting flowers and shopping.

Hardee was predeceased by her father and mother and husband, Floyd Hardee, who [passed] away in 1994.

Hardee is survived by her two sons, Floyd Hardee Jr. and wife, Chris, of Freeport, and Jimmie Hardee and wife, Donna, of DeFuniak Springs; one daughter, Carolyn Warren and husband, Chuck, of Freeport; five brothers, Leo Burnham, Howard Burnham, Leslie Burnham, and David Burnham, all of Freeport, and Wilburn Burnham, of Georgia; four sisters, Agnes Bishop, Gladys Garodnick, and Barbara Godwin, all of Freeport, and Marie Brenner, of Niceville; 10 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were conducted, Monday, Feb.13, 2006, at Clary-Glenn Freeport Funeral Home Chapel, with David Starner officiating.

Burial followed in the Hatcher Cemetery.

[Source: The DeFuniak Springs Herald, February 16, 2006, Page 7-B]

[Burial: Hatcher Cemetery, Freeport]