Gail Hardin

HENNESSEY Recitation of the Rosary for Gail Hardin, 79 will be at 6:00 PM Tuesday December 20, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 AM Wednesday December 21, 2022 at St. Joseph’s officiated by Rev. Edward Menasco and Rev. John Herrera. Burial will follow at Hennessey Cemetery under the direction of Cordry-Gritz Funeral Home. The casket will remain closed at both the funeral home and church.

Gail was born in Oilton, Oklahoma on January 17, 1943 to Jack and Betty Shrives Clinkinbeard and died Friday December 16, 2022 at Integris Bass Baptist Health Center in Enid.

She married Floyd Hardin in Wichita Falls, Texas on July 3, 1959. The couple moved to Hennessey in 1961. In 1962 they started Industrial Ignition in which Gail played an integral role. The company is still successfully operating today. In 1974 Gail started Gail’s Grill which became immediately popular and successful as well.

Gail is survived by her husband Floyd of the home; three sons Brent Hardin and wife Deb, Wes Hardin and wife Linda, Dagan Hardin and wife Lezlie, one daughter-in-law Cheri Hardin, all of Hennessey; a special cousin Ann Stiegman of Hugoton, Kansas; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one son Tracy Hardin, one brother Joe Clinkinbeard and one sister Judy Jones.

Memorial donations may be made in her name to the American Lung Association with the funeral home serving as custodian of the fund.

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