Rose M. Hardy passed away Monday, Feb. 29, 2016, in the Select Specialty Hospital, Tulsa, OK. She was 74 years old.

Mrs. Hardy was born Nov. 12, 1941, in Washington Court, Ohio, the daughter of Floyd and Edith Bennett. On June 23, 1961, she married George Arron Hardy in San Rafael, Calif. He preceded her in death June 17, 2001. A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, Rose worked as a hospital administrative secretary. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church and was also an ordained minister. In her spare time, Rose enjoyed gardening.

Surviving include: her daughter: Julie Ann Goodnight; her son: Jay Paul Hardy; grandchildren: Emily Orr and Erin Hardy;

Great-grandchildren: Jensen Orr and Haynes Orr; her sister: Charlotte Bennett; other family and friends.

In addition to her husband, Rose was preceded in death by her parents and a son, Jim Hardy.

Graveside services were held Friday, March 4, 2 p.m., in the Pawhuska City Cemetery. Rev. Jeff Laughlin officiated. Interment will follow. Graveside military honors will be provided by American Legion Post 198.

McCartney’s Johnson Funeral Home of Pawhuska in charge of arrangements.