BEAVER CITY -- Flossie Anna Hardin, 98, died Friday (Aug. 29, 2003) at the Beaver City Manor.
She was born Jan. 30, 1905, to Daniel and Emma (Pearson) Hilligoss in Waldron, Kan. She grew up in Kansas and Missouri. When her father died, the family moved to Iowa. There she was was a dishwasher and cleaning girl at the Bacon Hotel in Corning, Iowa.
On April 20, 1921, she married William Paul in Corning. The couple moved to Lincoln, where she worked at Globe Laundry for 31 years. The couple divorced in 1930.
On Oct. 6, 1945, she married Warren Hardin in Norton, Kan. The couple moved to Beaver City after her husband retired in the late '50s. Her husband died in 1968.
She lived in Alma for eight years and returned to Beaver City in 1990. She moved to Beaver City Manor in 1997.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Beaver City.
She was preceded in death by her parents; both husbands; three daughters, Arminda, Wanda and Marcella; and twin sons, Ronald Paul and Donald Paul.
Survivors include one son, George and wife, Bernadine Paul of Midwest City, Okla., and seven grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.
Services were Tuesday, 10:30 a.m., at First United Methodist Church in Beaver City. Burial was at Mount Hope Cemetery in Beaver City.
Wenburg Funeral Home of Beaver City is in charge of the arrangements.