Lillian Hardy(1923 - 2013)

Lillian Pearl Minix Liss Hardy Gerken

Lillian passed away on July14 in Bradenton. Born September 7, 1923, in Texas, to Lillie and Noah Minix. Lillian married Stanley Liss and had three children; Carol, Rebecca (who passed at age 3) and Robert. She later married Jack G. Hardy, who passed in 1988. In 2004, she married William "Bill" Gerken and he passed in 2010.

Lillian spent two years in Pensacola with her daughter and son-in-law before moving back to Savannah. In Pensacola, she attended Pleasant Grove Baptist Church and member Myrtle Grove Women's Club.

Lillian was a devoted mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She is preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and her loving daughter Rebecca Sue. She is survived by her children, Carol (Jim) Olson and Robert (Terri) Liss; her grandchildren, Jeanna Olson, Kelly Grubbs and Robert P. Liss and great-grandchildren, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins.

A Memorial Service will be held at Fox and Weeks Funeral Home in Savannah, GA on August 3. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her memory at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Building Fund in Pensacola.

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Published in Pensacola News Journal on July 21, 2013