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Virginia Covington Hardie / May 19, 2011
South Boston News
Virginia Covington Hardie
Virginia Covington Hardie, of Richmond, formerly of Clover, died Monday, May 16, 2011 at Chippenham Medical Center. She was born in Halifax County on Sept. 20, 1916, a daughter of the late Spencer Edward Covington and Bessie Conner Covington and was married to the late Addie Edward Hardie.

She was a member of Mount Laurel United Methodist Church, where she was chairman of the worship committee, president of the ladies Bible class and was a member of the ladies missionary society. She was president of the Women’s Home Demonstration Club, chairman of the Democratic Party for Mount Laurel District and was retired from the Virginia Employment Commission.

She is survived by one daughter, Jean Hardie Rickman of Richmond; one son, Nicholas William Hardie and wife Arlene of Powhatan; two sisters, Bernice Conner and husband Fulton of Nathalie, Patsye Irby of Midlothian; three grandchildren, Kathy Hardie Joyce and husband Lonnie, Kenneth W. Hardie and wife Susan, Lisa VanArsdale and husband Dean; four great-grandchildren, Christopher Joyce, Nicholas Joyce, Christian Hardie and Eric Hanson. She was preceded in death by one sister, Cecile Lewis and one brother, Edward Covington.

A funeral will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Mount Laurel United Methodist Church with Rev. Don Pizzeck officiating. Burial will follow in Clover Cemetery.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7-8:30 p.m. at Powell Funeral Home. Memorials may be directed to Mount Laurel United Methodist Church, c/o Becky Irby, 4233 Mount Laurel Road, Clover, VA 24534.

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