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Eleanor Baugh Hardin

Funeral service for Mrs. Eleanor Baugh Hardin, age 100, of Fayetteville, TN will be conducted at 1 PM on Saturday, October 19, 2019, at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Thomas Smith and Bro. Todd Gaskill officiating. Burial will follow in Riverview Memorial Gardens next to her husband, John Thomas Hardin, Sr. Visitation with the family will begin at 11 AM on Saturday until time of service at Higgins.

Eleanor was born on March 10, 1919 in Giles County, TN to the late William Floyd and Martha Stevenson Baugh. She worked as a seamstress for Serbin Manufacturing and was a member of the Boonshill Home Demonstration Club. She attended both Beech Grove United Methodist church and Howell Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Hardin passed away on October 15, 2019 at Covenant Manor Assisted Living.

Survivors include her son, John Hardin, Jr. of Fayetteville, TN; daughter, Martha Shelton of Centerville, TN; one sister, Bessie Scott of Spring, TX; daughter-in-law, Mrs. Jim (Deborah) Hardin; 8 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two sons, Jim and Eddie Hardin; one daughter, Linda Bishop; two sisters, Lucy Campbell and Martha Ann Davenport; three brothers, Frank, Billy, and Edward Baugh; and one grandchild, Wayne Bishop.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Howell Cumberland Presbyterian Church at 43 Brown Teal Rd, Fayetteville, TN 37334 or Beech Grove United Methodist Church at 161 Hughey Rd, Fayetteville, TN 37334.

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#1 Comment By Jim Malone On October 15, 2019 @ 11:56 pm

Great Lady. Great family. sorry to hear of her passing. She did life correct.

#2 Comment By Denise Whitehead Brooks On October 16, 2019 @ 12:20 am

Miss Eleanor had the sweetest smile and a sassy spirit. She always lifted my spirits when I was around her. I’ve known her all my life and will miss her so much. She was a special part of the Covenant Manor family.

#3 Comment By Jane (Shaddy) Osgood On October 16, 2019 @ 10:47 am

Aunt Eleanor was so fun to be around! I remember her and my Granny Evelyn, and Aunt Agnes (Aggie) riding around together. None of which were tall enough to see very well over the steering wheel! LOL I’m sorry for your loss, because I know she will be missed. What an awesome life she lived! She’s now with her beloved Jim’s! May God bless you all.

#4 Comment By Jeff & Pam Towry On October 16, 2019 @ 12:26 pm

Deborah, Jill, and Richard,
We are so sorry for your loss.

#5 Comment By DeLois O’Neal Thompson On October 16, 2019 @ 2:23 pm

Wow, 100 years young!! Just imagine all the changes Miss Eleanor witnessed. My deepest sympathy to the family. Miss Eleanor was a sweet sweet lady. She and my late mother n law, Letha Thompson, were great friends. I’m sure Miss Eleanor will truly be missed.

#6 Comment By Randy and Karen Whitehead On October 16, 2019 @ 2:54 pm

We will miss Ms. Eleanor and her witty smile. She was such a sweet lady. Enjoyed so much coming to Petersburg “pickin ‘n grinnin” when she was able. Would already bring a covered dish to help with the meal. She was in her 90’s then ! Our condolences goes out to her family.

#7 Comment By Randy and Karen Whitehead On October 16, 2019 @ 3:10 pm

We wil miss Ms. Eleanor and her witty ways and smile. She loved coming to the Petersburg “Pickin ‘n Grinnin” when she was able. Always brought a covered dish to help with the meal. Was in her 90’s even then! She was a sweet lady. Our condolences go out to her family.

#8 Comment By Lenace Hyde Vaughn On October 18, 2019 @ 6:11 am

So very sorry for your loss. 100 years is quite an accomplishment that many can not say they made. Prayers for the family at this time.
Lenace Hyde Vaughn