Our Sincere Sympathy

Clayton Baxter Hardwick
October 9, 1923 - July 28, 2004
(Clayton Hardwick was a good friend to me and a good friend to Moss School, He was also the
dad of my best friend Donnie Hardwick - He always had good advice for us when we were
growing up - some we took and some we didn't, but always regretted it in the end - Jerry Summy)


     Clayton Baxter "C.B." Hardwick, Holdenville, Oklahoma, passed away Wednesday, July 28, 2004. He was a resident of Boyce Manor Nursing Home since March 2002.
     C. B. was born on October 9, 1923 at Bear, Oklahoma to Jeff and Mandy Hardwick.  He grew up in the Hughes County area and married Lorena Chisum on March 1, 1944. They celebrated their 60th. wedding anniversary in March, 2004. He entered the US Army in 1944 and served four years. He also served over 20 years on the Moss School Board and was a tremendous supporter of the school system.
     C. B. worked for Johnny Gaberino for 22 years. He also raised a huge garden each year and enjoyed raising cattle, hogs and chickens.
     His parents; one brother, Troy; one son, Clifton and one daughter Carlin Sue preceded him in death.
     Survivors include his wife, Lorena Hardwick of the home; four children, Donnie Hardwick, Oklahoma City, Dona Sue Rawson, Pine Bluff, Arkansas, Terry Wayne Hardwick and Jerry Hardwick, both of Holdenville; eight grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; two brothers, Doyle Hardwick, Lamar, Oklahoma and Donald Hardwick, Holdenville, Oklahoma; a sister, Edna Shields, Lamar, Oklahoma and numerous other relatives and many friends.
     Services were held on Monday, August 2, 2004 at First Baptist Church, Holdenville, Oklahoma, Rev. Meredith Robinson, officiating.