Jo Ellyn "Jody" Hardin, 64, of Stover, Mo., died Sept. 18, 2012, at her home.

Jody was born Dec. 18, 1947, in Kansas City, Mo., to Joseph and Mary Ellen (Simmerman) Jones. She was a seamstress by trade.

Jody's hobbies were sewing, reading, working puzzles, and she was a dedicated prayer warrior.

Jody is survived by four daughters: Kathy McCreery of Mobile Ala., Krissy Hogan and Rachel Hardin both of Gallatin, Mo., and Susan Parrott of Springfield, Mo.; one son: Joseph Hardin of Munford, Tenn.; two sisters: Roxanna Stephens and Susan Decker, both of Independence, Mo.; three brothers: Mike Jones of Cameron, Mo., John Jones of Oak Grove, Mo., and Gregg Phillips of Woodbury, N.J.; 14 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Jody was preceded in death by her parents: Joseph and Mary Ellen Jones; and two brothers: Joseph "Steve" Jones and Charlie Jones.

Visitation will be 12-1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, at Royer Funeral Home, Oak Grove, Mo. Funeral Service will follow at 1 p.m., at the funeral home.