Ella Marie Hardesty
January 5, 1928 – April 6, 2022
Ella Hardesty, 94 of Lothian, MD passed away peacefully on April 6, 2022. She was born January 05, 1928 in Troutdale, VA to the late Arthur and Eudora Wilson. She married the love of her life Ernest Hardesty in 1947. Together they raised three children. Ella spent her days as a loving wife and mother. She enjoyed spending time at home with her family. Everyone who knew her called her Nana. She touched the hearts of many and will be missed by all.
She was preceded in death by her husband Ernest Hardesty, her son Roger Hardesty Sr. and her five sisters, Leota, Blanche, Hilda, Goldie and Jean, and by her 6 brothers Hicks, Blair, Bryan, Clinton, Woodrow and Lawrence. She is survived by two daughters, Joyce Jameson ( Lewey ) of Owings, MD and Brenda Chase ( Buzz ) of Lothian, MD. She is also survived by one sister, Opal Good of Colorado, six grandchildren, Angie Hooper, Kimberley Bateman, Roger Hardesty Jr, Stacey Blazek, Eddie Brickerd and Ashleigh Horn, as well as seventeen great grandchildren and twenty seven great-great grandchildren, and by many nieces and nephews.
Ella was a devoted supporter of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and her family asks that in lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in her memory be made to St. Jude Hospital.
Friday, April 15, 2022