Minnie Cook Hardwick

May 4, 1928February 15, 2013

Minnie Cook Hardwick, 84, passed from this life Friday, February 15, 2013 at Select Specialty Hospital, Jackson.

Visitation will be 9:00-11:00am Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at Baldwin-Lee Funeral Home in Pearl. Funeral services will follow at 11:00am in the funeral home chapel with interment in Lakewood South Cemetery.

She was born May 4, 1928 in Star, Mississippi, a daughter of the late Ira Cook and Lula Moyers Cook. She was a member of Daniel Memorial Baptist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star. Her hobbies included working in her garden and tending her flowers. Her favorite times were spent with her family, and she especially enjoyed sharing Christmas dinner with those she loved and cherished.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Hardwick, Jr., and siblings, Myrtle Miller, Ira Carson Cook, Harold Cook, May Donnell, Mable McGee, James Cook and Merna Cook.

Survivors include children, Fred A. Hardwick, John M. Hardwick, Dennis B. Hardwick, Sharron Hardwick and Don E. Hardwick, Sr.; sisters, Margie Bell and Mildred Ashley; grandchildren, John Michael, Sam, Brad, Crissy Jo, Hannah, Victoria, Jessica, Jennifer and Don Edward; great-grandchildren, Alex, Zach and Samuel; and sister-in-law, Eloise Hardwick Adams.


  • Visitation Tuesday, February 19, 2013
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Minnie Cook Hardwick

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Zenda Sellers Heafner

February 22, 2013

I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers for the days ahead of you.

February 22, 2013

To the Hardwick , Just to let y'all know that the whole family is in our prayers and thinking of each one of y'all. Ricky and Faye Woods

Deborah Harris

February 19, 2013

Mike, my prayers are being extended to you and family in the loss of your mom. May God wrap his arms around you in the days ahead.

Hayley Bynum

February 18, 2013

To my Hardwick family,
I LOVE each of you so much and my heart goes out to you. I feel like Minnie was my grandmother and I've never met her, so she must have been something special! I wish I could be there with you! You know I would if I could. All my love -xoxo

Christy Hardwick

February 18, 2013

You are missed Mam-Maw but are now with the Lord in Heaven. We will see you again some day soon.

Love always,
Christy & Samuel

Tommy & Donis Simmons

February 18, 2013

Penny, Ella & family..May the Lord bless each of you in a special way during this sorrowful time.

Lynda Holden

February 17, 2013

Dearest Sharron,

Our deepest sympathy in your time of loss. The good memories will outweigh the sadness. Find peace in the love your family provides. God bless you.

Lynda Holden and Amy

Barbara Speir

February 17, 2013

Don, I am so sorry about the loss of your Mother. You and your family have always held a special place in my heart, and I have only fond memories of the house dealings we had.

Sharon Nicholson

February 17, 2013

Thinking of your family at this time. She was such a sweet woman. I can still remember sitting in the kitchen while she cooked supper and eating graham crackers. She always made me feel so welcome.

Mary McGee Austin

February 17, 2013

I wish I could have been there to be with all of you during this very hard time. I love and miss ya'll so much, my heart goes out to you and I'm so sorry for your loss.