In Loving Memory of

Florence Augusta “Gussie” Hardee


Hardee, Florence Augusta “Gussie”, 86 of Gainesville died April 23, 2013 at Harbor Chase .  Gussie was born in O’Steen, FL to Raymond and Della Griffis on August 10, 1926 and has lived in the Gainesville area since 1931.


Gussie retired from the Bellsouth Telephone Co., was a member of the Telephone Pioneers and a member of Antioch Baptist Church.


Gussie was predeceased by her parents Raymond and Della Griffis, brothers O.W. Griffis and Everett Griffis and is survived by her husband James Kelly Hardee, Son Woody James, Jr. Lynn) of Gainesville, daughter Joy Cummings (Chris) of Gainesville, Step-daughter Lois Ann, Step-Son Bobby, brothers Charles, Roy and Vernon, Frank and Bobby; sister, Lavonia Link, and the love of her life her, 5 grandchildren Travis, Amanda, Chance, Sarah and Kellyn and 3 great-grandchildren Mattie,  Cambell and Hunter and several nieces and nephews.


Funeral services for Mrs. Hardee will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 2:00pm in the Forest Meadows Funeral Home Chapel, with a visitation one hour prior to the start of the service. Burial will be held immediately after the service at Forest Meadows Memorial Park, East, 4100 S.E. Hawthorne Rd.


In Lieu of flowers, Expressions of Sympathy may be made to Haven Hospice

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  1. Kelly at · Reply

    I am so sorry to hear about your loss. My prayers are with you and your family during this sad time. As you go through the greiving process, rejoice in the knowledge that you were blessed to share a long and wonderful life with your mom. I hope that those memories helps in the long run. Remember God’s promise at John 5:28,29: “…all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out.” Sincere sympathies.

  2. Phyllis Rosier at · Reply

    My thoughts and prayers are with you. I will call Sharon Coston as soon as possible. Know that Pam and I will help you in any way possible, Phyllis.

  3. Alice at · Reply


    Keeping yu and your family in my prayers during this time of loss. Please know I will be with you in spirit on Saturday and if I can help in any way, please let me know.

  4. Pam Smith at · Reply

    Joy – I was so sorry to hear about your mom. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Please give me a call if there is anything I can do to help you or your family. Take care. Pam

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