Iva Richerson Hardesty (1927 - 2017)

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Iva Richerson Hardesty of Louisville, formerly of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Truman Richerson and Laura Malone Richerson, was born March 18, 1927, in Taylor County, Kentucky. She died at 1:50 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Louisville at the age of 90.
She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Muldraugh Hill Baptist Church.
Iva was not only an excellent seamstress and very creative at floral arranging, but she was also great with wood working. Above all else, she was always a loving and caring mother and grandmother.
She united in marriage to Maurice Hardesty on Oct. 28, 1946, and he preceded her in death on June 25, 2011.
She is survived by one son and one daughter, Randall Hardesty and wife, Sandra of Bardstown and Diann Hardesty Johnson of Louisville; four grandchildren, Angela Benningfield Harrison and husband, Bo, Lisa Benningfield Skinner and husband, Jerry and David Hardesty of Louisville and Randall Gene Hardesty of Bardstown; two great-grandchildren, Austin Dale Harrison and Shelbie Diann Harrison; three step-great-grandchildren, Amber Harrison, Tammy Yaste and William Yaste; one great-great-grandson, Justin David Hardesty; one brother-in-law, R. C. Hardesty of Louisville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
Iva was also preceded in death by one daughter, Donna Jean Hardesty; two brothers and two sisters, Preston "Pete" Richerson, Ralph "Boss" Richerson, Ruby Philpott and Alma Short.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. Steve Skaggs.
Burial was in Brookside Cemetery.
Family request expressions of sympathy be donations to Gideon Bibles and may be made at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.
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Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home - CAMPBELLSVILLE
418 Lebanon Ave.
Campbellsville, KY 42718
(270) 465-8181
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Published in Central Kentucky News-Journal on Nov. 30, 2017