Helen Viola Hardiman, 101, departed this life Saturday evening, March 3, 2012 after suffering a heart attack at her home. 


She was the oldest daughter of Alice (Malone) and Raymond Hardiman


Her entire life was spent in Gibson County.  She was a member of Bethel A.M.E. Church and was faithful in her church.  In 1928 she was united in marriage to Alvin Hardiman and to this union were four children, Beulah Viola Carter, Charles Edward Hardiman, Arvill Ellis Hardiman and Marvin Don Hardiman.  Her entire adult life was spent on the family farm with her husband, working together.


Helen was preceded in death by her husband, Alvin in 1994; three brothers, Floyd, Harold and Ellis Leon Hardiman; two sons, Arvill and Marvin Hardiman and three grandchildren.


To cherish her memory, she leaves a daughter, Beulah Carter and a son, Charles Hardiman both of Princeton; eight grandchildren; numerous great and great-great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.


Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 8, 2012 at Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton, with Dr. Floyd Edwards officiating. Burial will follow at Sand Hill Cemetery west of Princeton.


Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Colvin Funeral Home.