Rhonda Lynn Hardison
February 21, 1956 ‒ July 15, 2021
Rhonda Lynn Hardison, 65, of Galena, passed away at home on Thursday, July 15, 2021. She was born in Columbus on February 21, 1956 to the Late Forrest Dale and Phyllis (Reese) Murray. She married Gary William Hardison, spending over 44 years together. Gary preceded her in death on May 19, 2019.
Survivors include one son, Gary (Christina) Hardison II of Delaware; one daughter, Stephanie (Robert) Dixon of Galena; four grandchildren, Blake Alexander, Kimberly Lynn Hardison, Sierra L. Dixon, and Anthony R. Dixon; one great-grandchild on the way; and great aunt, Florence.
Rhonda was a graduate of Columbus State Community College. She went on to teach at CDC Headstart for well over 30 years. She also loved to volunteer with the M.A.S.H. Pantry of Delaware. When she wasn’t working or helping others, Rhonda loved to swim, read, and spend time with her animals, family, and friends. She had so much love for and pride in those student’s and families she assisted in her life.
Per Rhonda’s request, the family has asked that everyone celebrate Rhonda in their own way. Please feel free to share photos and videos of your honor sentiments with the family on social media. They also ask there to be no releasing of balloons to protect animals and nature. The Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center is honored to serve the Hardison family. To leave a condolence or to share a memory, please visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.