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Darlene Hardison

December 31, 1969 ~ April 8, 2021 (age 51)


Darlene R. Hardison, 60, of Wellsville, KS died Thursday, April 8, 2021 at Advent Health in Ottawa, KS.

She was born April 3, 1961 in Kansas City, Kansas the daughter of Earl and Velvie (Williamson) Cook.  She graduated from high school in 1980.  She was united in marriage on August 2, 1997 to Russell Hardison in Kansas City, Kansas.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Earl and Velvie Cook and 2 brothers.

She is survived by her husband, Russell Hardison Jr. of Wellsville, KS; a son, Craig Brady of Kansas City, KS; 2 daughters, Leslie Lowery of Mahaska, KS and Jennifer Brady of Wellsville, KS; a stepson, Phillip Hardison of Topeka, KS; a sister, Sheila Peters of  MO; 14 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

To celebrate Darlene’s life, a private celebration of life was held Sunday, April 11, 2021.  Memorial contributions may be made to or c/o Lamb-Roberts-Price Funeral Home, P.O. Box 14, Ottawa, KS 66067. Condolences may be sent to the family through

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Celebration of Life
April 11, 2021

12:00 PM

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