Sunday, September 09, 2012 8:49 PM
Helen Hardison turns 100 years old Sept. 8
Helen Speight Hardison celebrated her 100th birthday with a party held in her honor Sept. 8 at Free Union Free Will Bapist Church’s Social Hall. The party was given by her children and their families.
Mrs. Hardison went to Greene County Schools. She married Leslie B. Hardison Sr. After raising her children and being widowed at 45, she worked at rest homes and then worked for the Kennedy Children’s Home for 19 years. She retired from there at age 75 and continued to work as a home care provider until age 87.
She is the oldest member of the Free Union Free Will Baptist Church which she has attended since she was a small child. She still loves to cook.
Mrs. Hardison was born Sept. 8, 1912, in Greene County.