Dorthy Jean Hardwell , 81, of Emerson , Arkansas , passed away on 08 April 2020. She was born to parents Benny Turner and Lucy Cheatom Turner , on 03 March 1939 in Honer, LA. <br />
She enjoyed cooking , laughing, cracking jokes,being around family and friends. A lady full of love ❤️ and freely gave love to those in need.. In Every year, Dorthy was honored with a Mother of the year for Best mother ever. Other honors include: Best grandmother Ever . <br />
Dorthy met Eugene C. Hardwell in 1953. They were married on 1959 in Magnolia AR . Together they raised 9 children: James Earl(Clarice), Cedric(late Sherrie), Dennis, DeWayne, Jeffrey (Jackie), Eugene (Nikole), Linda (Donnie) Hanson, Brenda, Wanda. <br />
Dorthy is survived by her children , grandchildren Stacy, Kimberly,Iesha,Pochia, Mercedes, Amber, Jimmieka , granddaughters. Jeffrey, Quincy, Donnie,Devin, D'Angelo,Eric,Tamarus, Tranoda, Cliton, Jeremiah, Travious, Datwon, Charles, Spencer, Sergio ,grandsons. A host of great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends. <br />
The family has entrusted Henderson Mortuary in Magnolia AR with the arrangements. A Graveside only due to COVID-19 is scheduled for 04/15/2020 at Pinehill CME Church . A reception will follow at 1620 Highway79 Emerson Arkansas . Elder Larry Ferguson will officiate the ceremony.
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