CASA GRANDE — Anna Mae Hardin, 84, of Casa Grande died on June 7, 2019.
Mrs. Hardin was born on March 26, 1935, in Oklahoma to Robert and Agnes Crow and came to Arizona with her family in 1941. She attended Casa Grande Union High School, where she was an honor roll student. She owned and operated Hardin Refrigeration Inc. with her husband, Marlin, for 44 years until his death in 2005. She then worked for Kia’s Air Conditioning & Heating until retiring in March 2008.
She was a faithful member of the Church of Christ since childhood. She enjoyed reading, baking, crocheting and ceramics and spent many happy hours tending the roses and citrus trees in her yard. Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren always held a special place in her heart.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Marlin B. Hardin Sr., and sons Chris A. Anderson and Marlin B. Hardin Jr. She is survived by six daughters, Debra Kendle of Perry, Oklahoma, Cynthia Estrada of Stanfield, Valerie Bartlett of Old Lyme, Connecticut, Shirley Worthington of Port St. Lucie, Florida, Tomi James of San Tan Valley and Mildred Lopez of Casa Grande; three sons, Jack Hardin of Arizona City, Jake Hardin of Vancouver, Washington, and Bob Hardin of Fort Worth, Texas; two brothers, Bob Crow of Lodi, California, and Ben Crow of Casa Grande; 24 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren.
Private interment with her husband in National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, in Phoenix.
J. Warren Funeral Services, Cole & Maud The Gardens Chapel in charge of arrangements.