Carolyn Larkins Hardin
of her son, James C. Hardin
Loving, caring, steadfast, kind, spiritual, giving, humorous, and loyal are just a few of the adjectives that capture the essence of the character and personality of Carolyn Larkins Hardin. She was a loving wife, caring mother, and devoted friend to many. She was active in numerous community activities wherever she lived as she moved with her family to many Military Posts in the United States and overseas.
Born in Wilmington, North Carolina, on 28 August
1922, she grew up in the small community of Seagate. In 1940 she graduated
from high school in Wilmington North Carolina.
In 1962 Colonel Hardin retired from the service and moved his family to Fayetteville, North Carolina. After their children left home, Carolyn worked for Sears & Roebuck for 15 years. During this time, Carolyn was also very active in her Church and Masonic activities where she served one year as Eastern Star Worthy Matron.
In her later years Carolyn spent much of her time traveling and visiting family and friends.
Her husband, two children, three grandchildren, and five great grandchildren survive her.
She is buried in section 69 on a small knoll
within sight of the Pentagon.