Geraldine Palmer Hardin
12/18/1925 - 6/20/2012
Geraldine Palmer Hardin was born December 18, 1925 and died on June 20, 2012. She was a resident of Bethany, Oklahoma. Mom passed away peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday morning. “Jerry” was born and raised in Bethany, Oklahoma and attended Putnam City Schools. She retired from the Oklahoma Publishing Company and Catholic Archdiocese, where she worked on the Sooner Catholic Paper.
Geraldine was one of four children born to the late Leon and Mary Ellen Palmer and was the beloved wife of Jene Hubbard Hardin for 41 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, 2 sisters Goldie Roberts and Winifred Davis, one brother, Herschel Palmer, son Robert Hardin and one granddaughter Jessica Wells.
She will forever be remembered by her beloved brother Charles Palmer of Albuquerque, New Mexico. She is survived by her children Jerry Hardin and Janice Wise of Yukon, Don Hardin and wife Terrie of Bethany, Barbara Hardin Giager of Bethany, Catherine Maxey and husband Danny of OKC, William Hardin and wife Diane of Yukon, Susan Bauman of Bethany, Michael Hardin of OKC, Janice Hardin of Georgia, Gayla Hardin of OKC and her loving dog Bailey. She is also survived by 25 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren along with countless friends and family whom were blessed to know her.
Geraldine was a member of the Putnam City Christian Church, where her parents were founding members. An avid sports fan, she especially enjoyed horse racing and baseball and was a permanent fixture in the front row at her sons’ and grandsons’ ballgames throughout the years. Of all of Mom’s many passions, her family was always first and foremost in her heart and her beautiful blue eyes lit up every time one of her family members or dear friends walked thru her always opened front door.
Mom, you will forever be in all of our hearts, we will all miss you so much, and we love you.
Graveside service will be held at the Bethany Cemetery on Sunday June 24th at 2:00.
Family wishes to thank Dr. Spence and staff for going above and beyond.