Raymond Hardiman, 55, of Holly Grove, died on May 3, 2013 at his home at Holly Grove.
Raymond Hardiman, 55, of Holly Grove, died on May 3, 2013 at his home at Holly Grove. Raymond was born on Feb. 24, 1958 to Margaret Chism and the late Sylvester Hardiman in Chicago. He confessed a hope in Christ at an early age at I John Baptist Church at Holly Grove, where he remained a faithful member. Raymond graduated from Holly Grove Vocational High. Raymond was retired from Riceland Foods at Stuttgart. He leaves to cherish his memory, his mother, Margaret Chism of Marvell; his brothers, Larry Chism of, Stuttgart, Adrian Chism of Marvell; a sister, Debra Phillips, of Fullerton, Calif.; his nephews, Michael Hardiman of Little Rock, Jaqualin Hampton, Shawnee, Kansas, Javien Rose Jr. of Fullerton, Kayden Wilson of Little Rock; his nieces, Angela Hardiman of Phoenix, Ariz., Stephanie Phillips of Seattle, Wash., Margaret Mitchell of Little Rock and Jackie Dismuke of Shawnee, Kansas; and a host of uncles, aunts, cousins and dear friends. Funeral services for Raymond Hardiman will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, May 11 at Holly Grove High School (Kingdom Bldg), 400 North Pine St., Holly Grove. Rev. Wilson will officiate the service. Visitation will be Friday, May 10 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Robert Lee Brown Memorial Chapel. Burial will be in Lone Valley Cemetery at Marvell. Family and friends may offer words of comfort at:www.brownshomeforfuneralsinc.com.