Irene Hardy Hargett, 92

Irene Hardy Aulick Hargett, 92, of Falmouth, passed away on Sunday, November 4, 2018, at the Johnson Mathers Nursing Home in Carlisle, KY.

Born on November 15, 1926 in Bracken County, she was a daughter of the late Samuel Kelsie and Alice Louise Marshall Hardy.


Visitation will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, November 9, 2018 at the Woodhead Funeral Home in Falmouth. Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. with Bro. Brian Wilson officiating.

Interment will take place in the Mt. Zion Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to NDRF (National Dysautonomia Research Foundation): P.O. Box 301, Red Wing, MN 55066-0301 ( to help with research and patient aid for people with MSA (Multiple System Atrophy), the disease which claimed the life of her beloved first daughter.

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A graduate of Brooksville High School, Irene worked as a nurse’s aid at the former St. Luke Hospital East in Ft. Thomas and managed the bookmobile through the Pendleton County Public Library.

In the early years of her life she farmed, raised her family, served as president of the PTA, volunteered in numerous school and community functions, and organized efforts to establish and support the Pendleton County Library.

Irene attended the Falmouth United Methodist Church, and she was a member of the Pendleton County Senior Citizens.

Irene was preceded in death by, in addition to her parents, daughter, Rena Carol Aulick-Lynn on January 30, 2016; sister, Wanda Ginn; brother, Roscoe Hardy; and a half-sister, Helen Hopkins.

Surviving her passing are daughters, Deborah Char- lene Aulick of Ruther Glen, VA and Marene Elaine Aulick (Cathy Fisher) of Roanoke, VA; grandchildren, Jodi Lynn Wilson and Scott Wilson; her sister Lelia Payne of Aberdeen, OH; great-grandchildren, Nathan William Wilson and Kendall Rose Wilson; her loving companion, George Lach of Falmouth; several nieces and nephews; and a host of extended family and friends.