Ronnie Gale Hardwick: Whiteville

1946 – 2021

     Ronnie Gale Hardwick of Whiteville died Saturday, March 6, in UNC Hospital Chapel Hill. She was 74.

     Born in Columbus County, she was the daughter of the late Clyde and Ollie Rockwell Prince.

     In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Darcey Elwood Hardwick; and a brother, Wayne Prince.

     She is survived by two sons, Daryl Hardwick and wife Velvet of Nakina and Chris Hardwick and wife Misty of Whiteville; three brothers, Vernon Prince of Dunn, Bobby Prince and Ed Prince, both of Whiteville; a sister, Bonnie Prince of Whiteville; four grandchildren, Autumn Suggs, Meredith Hardwick, Ty Hardwick, Joel Hardwick; and one great-grandchild, Charley Mae Suggs.

     Graveside services were planned for 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 9, in Forest Lawn Cemetery.

     Family planned to receive friends following the service in the cemetery.

     Services will be livestreamed starting at 10:55 a.m. on the Inman Ward Funeral Home & Crematory Facebook page.

     A guest register is available here.