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DIXON, IL – T. Leota (Guntharp) Hardin, 88 of Dixon died Tuesday May 28, 2019 at Serenity Hospice in Oregon.
She was born on June 25, 1930 in Ravenden Springs, AR the daughter of Gus and Nettie (Griffith) Guntharp. She was a graduate of La Vera Beauty College in Jonesboro, AR., and had operated a beauty salon in Sterling, IL for several years. She had also worked at (Stant) Edelman's in Dixon for 21 years. She was a member of the Fulton and Ogle County Saddle Clubs and a life member of the Green River Saddle Club; a member of the National Cosmetology Association and a member of St. Marks Lutheran Church in Polo. She loved working in her flower garden, reading, walking.
Surviving is her son, Randy (Margaret Ann) Hardin; her grandson Robert (Erika) Hardin; two grandchildren: Autumn Everly and William John Hardin; her sister Beve Lou Goza of Lakeland, TN and a special niece Brenda Massey Anglese of Erie, IL and God daughter Joyl; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; her son Christopher Lee Hardin in 1966; two sisters: Hazel Massey of Milledgeville, IL and Betty Lou Wallis of Imboden, AR; four brothers: Hairl Guntharp and Millard Guntharp both of Jonesboro, AR, Paul Gunthrap of Beebe, AR and Melvin Guntharp of Portia, AR.
Cremation has taken place, and a memorial gathering will take place later in June. Arranegements by McDonald Funeral Home & Crematory in Rock Falls, IL.