Lois Goodson Hardy, age 85, of Opelika, was born in Troy, Ala. on Oct. 25, 1926, and died on Nov. 27, 2011, at Bethany House of Auburn. She was retired from JC Penney.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Thomas Hardy; daughter, Judith Marie Cofield; two brothers; and one sister.

Survivors include her loving son, Roger Dale Hardy; two grandsons, Tommy Hardy and Rusty (Kristy) Hardy; three granddaughters, Christy (Jason) Abernathy, Angie (Lee) Craft and Danielle (Luther) Foreman; seven great grandchildren; and a host of family and friends.

Visitation was held on Nov. 29, 2011, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Fredericks Funeral Home.

A funeral service was held on Nov. 30, 2011, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel at Fredericks Funeral Home. The Reverend Roy Aldridge officiated. Interment followed in Garden Hills Cemetery.

Fredericks Funeral Home directed. www.fredericksfh.com