Minnie Pearl (Clinton) Hardy

August 6, 1939 ~ November 7, 2020 (age 81)


Mrs. Minnie Pearl Hardy 81, of Davenport, Iowa passed away Saturday, November 7, 2020 at her home in the presence of her loving family.

THERE IS NO SERVICE SCHEDULED AT THIS TIME.  The Family will schedule a Memorial Service at a later date.

Minnie Pearl Clinton was born in Meridian, Mississippi on August 6, 1939 to Jessie and Viola (Creer) Clinton. She was the sixth of thirteen children born to this union. Minnie received her formal education in the Mississippi School System.  Both parents preceded her in death.

Minnie Clinton married Clyde Hardy, Sr. in 1957 in Lauderdale County, Mississippi. To their union, came five children.  Minnie spent many years as a wonderful homemaker to her family. In 1974, she embarked on a new career as a Certified Nurse’s Assistant for the Good Samaritan Society in Davenport, Iowa, where she retired after 30 years of dedicated service.

She enjoyed cooking, reading, spending time with her family and watching her favorite team, The Chicago Cubs! “Go Cubs”!!!

Minnie leaves behind to cherish her loving memory her daughters: Diane (Maurice) Mosley of Davenport, IA; Viola “Becky” Bassett of Conyers, GA; and Vivian (Philip) Pierre-Louis of Miramar, FL.  Her brothers: William (Bessie) Clinton of Austell, GA; Abraham Clinton and Ernest (Diane) Clinton all of Davenport, IA.  Her sisters: Sarah (Robert) Ankum and Essie (Wilson) Thomas all of Davenport, IA and Betty Ann Rogers of Rock Island, Illinois. 

She also leaves a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, neighbors and many friends to mourn her passing.

Memorials can be made to Minnie Hardy’s family.

Minnie was preceded in death by her beloved parents Jessie and Viola Clinton. Her sons: Clyde Hardy, Jr. and Flint Hardy. Her brothers: Johnny, Jessie, Tommie, and Hubert Clinton. Her sisters: Arlean Peterson and Evangelist Sylvia L. Wilson. A wonderful nephew/brother, Bobbie R. Clinton and her special companion “Big” John Lathan.

Rest in peace Dearest Mother!

Final arrangements were entrusted to Orr’s Mortuary, 1326 4th Avenue, Rock Island, IL 61201.

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A Memorial Service will be Held at a Later Date

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