BERNIE - Lyle Hardin, 66, formerly of Parma, died Oct. 18, 2005 at the Missouri Southern Healthcare Facility in Dexter.
Born April 14, 1939, in Dexter, son of the late Samuel Sanford and Nellie Mae Whitworth Hardin, he had lived in Parma for several years before moving to Bernie 11 years ago. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Parma and was retired from Venture Products.
On Oct. 9, 1964, in Bernie, he married Mary Crain, who survives of the home.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by: one son, Darren Hardin of Bernie; two daughters and sons-in-law, Tonja and Stanley Pulling and Lisa and Donald Kirk, all of Parma; two brothers, Sam and Frank Hardin, both of Malden; and one sister, Mildred Blackburn of Parma.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: one son, Kenneth Beck; and five brothers, Joe, Herbert, Hubert, Wendell and Bill Hardin.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Parma.
Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at the First Baptist Church in Parma with the Rev. John Girdley of Parma officiating.
Burial will follow in the Bernie Cemetery.