Boarman, Mary Ruth Hardesty

Saturday, March 14, 2020 @ 6:00 PM
Saturday, March 14, 2020 @ 6:00 PM

Mary Ruth Hardesty Boarman, 93, of Hearthstone Place, Elkton, formerly of Owensboro, and Port Orange, Fla. went home to be with Jesus Wednesday, March 11, 2020 after a long battle Dementia and Alzheimer’s. She was born in Daviess County, Kentucky on March 8, 1927 to Linus and Clara Hardesty of Owensboro. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. 

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, Frank, and son, Dave. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Ed, Carl, Bernard, Harold and Marvin Hardesty. 

She is survived by her children, Judy Cox of Lexington, Mike Boarman of Beaver Dam, and Steve (Lisa) Boarman of Lewisburg; 10 grandchildren and 9 grandchildren; her brother, Bob (Anna Jean) Hardesty of Port Orange, Fla.

She was the glue that bound her family together with dinners, barbeques and gatherings at her home in Owensboro and Lake Malone. Family and her faith were very important to her.  Ruth was a sweet, kind, loving person. She was loved by all who knew her. She will be greatly missed by friends and family.

Funeral services for Mary Ruth Hardesty Boarman will be conducted at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 14, at Summers and Son Funeral Home.

Visitation on Saturday will be held from 3 p.m. until the service hour.

Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 21, at the Resurrection Cemetery in Owensboro.

Memorial donations may be made to the Lewisburg Lions Club. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.


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