Glennis Hardy

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Glennis R. Hardy
SMITHFIELD—Glennis Rebecca “Becky” Savedge Hardy, died Oct. 9, 2009, peacefully at the home of her oldest son, Walter Jr. She had her loving and supportive family at her beside.
She was born March 12, 1940, in Carsley, to the late Simon Savedge Sr. and Margaret Jones Savedge.
She attended the public schools of Surry County and was a 1958 graduate of Luther Porter Jackson High School.
At an early age, she confessed Christ as her personal Savior and became a member of the Jerusalem Baptist Church.
She later became a faithful member of First Gravel Hill Baptist Church until her health began to fail.
She was employed at Smithfield Packing Company for 14 years.
She later owned and operated Becky’s Frosty Freeze.
She went on to work at Ames Department Store and retired from Rushmere Food Mart Inc., where she served her customers with care and always greeted them with a smile.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, James (Bunky), Calvin, and Stanley (Sonny Boy).
Survivors include her loving and devoted husband of 31 years, Walter Norris Hardy Sr.; two daughters, Daphne Parker (Jay) of Charlotte, N.C., and Kimberly Hardy-Savage (André) of Surry; two sons, Walter N. Hardy Jr., and Thomas Hardy (Jamila), both of Surry; three grandchildren, Domonique Parker and Jay Parker Jr. (L.J.), both of Charlotte, N.C., and André Savage Jr. (Dre’Dre’) of Surry; two brothers, Simon Savedge Jr. of Dendron and Dennis Savedge of Waverly; three sisters, Virginia Shaw of Waverly, Jean Lane (loving caregiver) of Surry and Janice Savedge of Virginia Beach; a host of stepchildren, step-grandchildren, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Homegoing Services will be held at noon today at First Gravel Hill Baptist Church with Dr. G.G. Campbell Jr., officiating.
Interment will be in Mt. Ray Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, make donations in her memory to the Surry Volunteer Rescue Squad.
Arrangements were handled by Poole’s Funeral Home.