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Joan Hardesty

Joan Hardesty, age 67 of Harned, KY, was surrounded by her loving family when she went to be with her Heavenly Father, on Tuesday, January 11, 2022. She was born on October 7, 1954 in Payneville, KY, daughter of the late Junior Hardesty and Emma Lou Butler. Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her infant son, Derek Bush; and 2 sisters, Joy Upchurch and Wilma Reed. Joan was a retired Cook for the Breckinridge County Detention Center. She attended Breckinridge County High School; loved to cook for her family; loved to work in her yard and mow grass; but above all she loved her family and grandkids. She is survived by her children, Kevin Compton and Brandi (Richard Croft) Compton both of Harned; grandchildren, Kendall (Taylor) May, Luke Compton, and Nick Perks; sisters, Barbara (Keith) Butler of Harned, Amelia Sue (Jim) Sutton of Hardinsburg, and Aliene (Dickie) Kays of Webster; and brother, Jimmy (Kelli) Bruce of Custer. Visitation was held at the Alexander Funeral Home on Friday, January 14, 2022 from 4-8:00 P.M. EST and from 9:00 A.M. to Noon EST, Saturday, January 15, 2022.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, January 15, 2022 at 12:00 P.M. EST at the Alexander Funeral Home with Rev. Jim Sutton officiating. Burial will follow in Freedom Cemetery, Harned, KY.

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