Jean "Jeanie" Carrol Hardesty

February 14, 1940 ~ August 7, 2019 (age 79)

Jean “Jeanie” Carrol (Jeter) Hardesty was born in Richmond, Virginia on Valentine’s Day 1940. 

Jeanie married her best friend and soul mate Jimmy Hardesty.  Together they lived a life bringing family together.  Great yard parties and over the top Christmas celebrations that were open to all family and friends. 

Jeanie loved NASCAR but her passion was the Dallas Cowboys and her guy was Emmitt Smith the legendary running back.  In her career as a waitress at Pancakes Plus in LaPlata she made many lifelong friends who liked to challenge her love for the Cowboys.  She enjoyed those conversations greatly. 

Jeanie was preceded in death by her husband Jimmy Hardesty, mother Estelle, father Arthur, her sisters Thelma “Bootsie” Pickeral and Beatrice “Pudding” Phillips and grandchild Jimmy Tilley..

Jeanie is survived by her children: Katie Willett Stickel, Ruby Willett, Peggie Willett and William Willett; her grandchildren:  Mary Welch, Richard Welch, Crystal Hill, Jamie Gross, Stephany Tilley Wedding, Christina Stickel, Tabatha Wareham and Gabrielle Wareham; her great-grandchildren:  Raelynn Wood, Alayna Wood, Justin Mackall, Carley Beuchart, Nevaeh Wedding, Tre Wedding, Taylor Tilley, Cheyenne Tilley, John Allen, Brooklyn Gross and Jailyn Gross; her sister Joyce Taylor and her brothers Harry Jeter and Arthur Jeter.  Jeanie dearly loved them all and they loved her.  Jeanie also has her faithful furry friend, Cody, a beautiful Pomeranian.  Cody was her constant companion.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, August 12, 2019 from 10 AM until time of funeral services at 12 noon.  The services will be presided by Chester Willett.  Internment St. Charles Cemetery, Indian Head, MD.

A Celebration of Life repast will be held immediately following internment at Nanjemoy Volunteer Fire Department (4260 Port Tobacco Road, Nanjemoy, MD).

In memory of Jeanie donations may be made to St Jude’s  Children Hospital. 501 St. Jude’s Place, Memphis TN 38105.

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