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Emmetts Earl Hardy

October 17, 1961 ~ December 6, 2019 (age 58)


We, the staff and management of Charles Edwards Funeral Home mourn with the Hardy Family in the passing of their loved one, Mr. Emmetts Earl Hardy, 58, of Grifton, N.C. who transitioned on Friday December 6, 2019. 

He was born in Lenoir County to Lawrence Earl and Gladys Coward Hardy. He also worked as a mechanic for many years. 

Loved ones left to cherish his memory are; His wife, Jimae W. Hardy of Kinston NC. Two sons; Demekio Sanchez Hardy and his wife Stephanie of Kinston NC, and Terrance Hardy and his wife Karey of Oklahoma. One daughter; Emecia Hardy of Greenville NC. His parents; Lawrence Earl and Gladys Coward Hardy of Grifton NC. Two brothers; Lawrence Earl Hardy, Jr. of Colorado Springs, CO. and Jeffrey Lee Hardy and his wife Mary of Grifton NC. One sister Demetras Hardy Ellis and her husband Russell of Ayden NC. Along with 8 grandchildren a host of other relatives and friends.

The funeral service for Mr. Hardy will take place Saturday December 14, 2019 at 1:00pm in Grifton Chapel Church of Christ Disciples of Christ. The interment will follow the service in Live Oak Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery. 

Viewing will be Friday December 13, 2019 from 2-7pm in the chapel of Charles Edwards Funeral Home.

Excellent Care and Professional services have been provided for The Hardy Family by Charles Edwards Funeral Home, Ayden.


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December 13, 2019

2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Charles Edwards Funeral Home & Cremations
5426 Front Lane NC HWY 11 South
Ayden, NC 28513

Funeral Service
December 14, 2019

1:00 PM
Grifton Chapel Church of Christ
502 Main St
Grifton, NC 28530

Interment following funeral service
December 14, 2019

Live Oak Free Will Baptist Church
1577 Rock Rd.
Grifton, NC 28530

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