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Jerri Kay Hardee: Loris

1981 – 2021

     Jerri Kay Hardee of Loris passed away on Tuesday, June 29. She was 40.

     Born Feb. 17, 1981 in Cleburne, Texas, she was the daughter of Sarah Ruth Foley of Loris and the late Ernest Wayne Hardee, Sr.

     Jerri made everyone feel like they were the most important person in the world. She was full of life, energy and had the ability to light up a room with her presence. She was an endearing soul who will forever be remembered by all whose lives she touched.

     Survivors, in addition to her mother, include her life partner, Kimberly Easler and bonus son LCpl Daulton Gibbs of Loris; two brothers, Jeremy Wayne Hardee of Loris and Justin Hardee of Springtown, Texas; two nieces, Paris and Paisley Hardee; nephew Colton Hardee; and her dog, Cash.

     In addition to her father, Ms. Hardee was predeceased by an infant brother, Ernest W. Hardee, Jr.; and her beloved dog, Diamond, that passed away with her in the accident.

     Graveside services were planned for 4 p.m. Monday, July 5, at Hardee Family Cemetery, 1700 Daisy Road, Loris.

     Family planned to receive friends immediately following the service at the cemetery.

     A guest register is available here.