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OBIT: Ms. Darlene Hackett Hardison, Age 85, Of Lebanon

Ms. Darlene Hackett Hardison, age 85 of Lebanon died at 12:28 a.m. Wednesday morning April 26, 2017 at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville where she was admitted Tuesday evening after suffering a fall at her daughter’s home.

Funeral services were conducted 11 a.m. Friday morning April 28th from the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Gregory. Burial followed in the Defeated Creek Memorial Gardens.

The only child, she was born Mildred Darlene Hackett in the Four Way Inn Community on January 22, 1932 and was the daughter of the late Benson DeWitt Hackett who died at the age of 61 on May 21, 1972 and Flora Smith Hackett Carver who died at the age of 93 on November 28, 2006.

Her step-father, Wirt Felt Carver, died July 18, 1981 at the age of 80 and her step-brother Duard Eldon Carver preceded her in death on October 27, 2008 at the age of 84.

Mrs. Hardison was saved at an early age at the Peyton Creek Baptist Church.

She retired in 1993 as a Laboratory Technician in the specialty field of Histology at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Mrs. Hardison is survived by her two children, Joan Dillehay Wright and husband Danny of Lebanon, Kevin Dillehay of Mt. Juliet; three grandchildren, Keith Wright, Kyle Wright and wife Mary Fay, Taylor Dillehay, all of Lebanon; two great-grandchildren, Karlee and Will Wright both of Lebanon.