Jo Ellen Hardin, 64, of C'bus had family here
Jo Ellen Hardin, 64, of Columbus died 10:54 a.m. Saturday, August 16, 2014 at her home.
Memorial services will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral in Columbus. Family and friends may call from 5 p.m. until service time at the funeral home. In keeping with Mrs. Hardin's wishes, cremation is planned. Interment will be at Garland Brook Mausoleum at a later date.
Mrs. Hardin was an avid bowler, enjoyed playing bingo and crocheting. She was a NASCAR and Tony Stewart fan and she liked football, especially the Indianapolis Colts.
Born in Columbus March 7, 1950, Mrs. Hardin was the daughter of Harry and Lillian Forrest Rothrock. She married Benjamin F. Hardin April 11, 1983. He survives.
In addition to her husband, survivors include her mother, Lillian Rothrock of Columbus; sister, Janet (Chad) Wolf of Columbus; brother, Paul (Paula) Rothrock of Columbus; sons, Scott Weddle of Elizabethtown, Kelly (Vicki) Wright of North Vernon, Greg (Joanna) Wright of Seymour, Kenneth (Kim) Hardin of Chandler, Warren Hardin of Columbus, and Chris (Ann) Hardin of Stoughton, Wisconsin; daughters, Brittney Wright of North Vernon and Deena (Jeramie) McCray of Columbus; 21 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Hardin was preceded in death by her father, Harry Rothrock; sisters, Sherry Henderson and Joyce Rothrock; and grandsons, Brian Joseph and Austin Wayne Weddle.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Bartholomew County Humane Society.