Adair County Obituaries

The Adair County News, Wednesday, February 4, 1903
(no headline)

Mr. O. L. Hardwick, of the Little Cake country, died Sunday evening [January 25th] of pneumonia. He was a good upright citizen, honest and truthful in all his dealings. He was only sick a few days and but little hope of recovery was entertained from the beginning of his illness. He leaves a wife and eight children some of whom are grown.


The Adair County News, Wednesday, February 11, 1903
(Knifley community newsletter)

Died, on the 25th, near Little Cake, Mr. Seldon Hardwick, of pneumonia fever.


The Adair County News, Wednesday, July 18, 1945
Mrs. Ocellus Hardwick Dies At Little Cake

Mrs. Jeriah Isabel Winfrey Hardwick, 87 years old, died at her home in the Little Cake community at nine o'clock Tuesday morning [July 17], after having been ill since November. She was the widow of Ocellus Hardwick, who passed away 43 years ago.
Mrs. Hardwick was born and reared and had spent her entire life in the Little Cake community and belonged to a prominent family of that section, being a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elisha Winfrey. She was a member of the Christian church, having professed faith at an early age.

She is survived by five sons, E.G. Hardwick, of Columbia; Luther and Quin Hardwick, of Frankfort; and Lawrence Hardwick, of Little Cake; Willie Hardwick, of New York City; three daughters, Mrs. Lillie Wheat, of Campbellsville; Miss Myrtle Hardwick, of Little Cake; and Mrs. Violet Spires of Knifley; one brother, Frank Winfrey, of Webb's Cross Roads, a number of grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 o'clock this afternoon at Tabernacle Church, conducted by Rev. L.R. Fugit. Interment will be in the Tabernacle Cemetery.