February 22, 2021

LIBERAL- Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Daniel Funeral Home in Lamar for Karen Sue Hardy, 73, Liberal, who died Monday, Feb. 15, 2021, at her home with family by her side. Burial will be in Oakton Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Monday, at the funeral home.

Contributions are suggested and made payable to Gideons International, in care of the funeral home.

Condolences may be shared at www.dfhlamar.com.

Survivors include her husband Greg; two sons, Brian King and wife Elizabeth, Liberal and Todd King and wife Staci, Lamar; three daughters, Kimberly Hardy, Carterville, Stacy Endicott, Liberal and Angela Moreno, Liberal; four brothers, Jim Brous and wife Robyn, Calvin Brous and wife Bonnie, Danny Brous and Kenny Brous and wife Robin; two sisters, Barbara Moore and husband Greg and Staci Scarberry and husband Rick; 15 grandchildren, Keith Rea, Gregory Rea, Carson Endicott, Noah Endicott, Jacob King, Christopher King and wife Whitlea, Kennedy King, Madison King, Parker King, Presli King, Andrew Moreno and wife Kelsey, Ashley Moreno Daniel and husband Tyler, Caitlin Moreno Morgan and husband Trent, Cade Moreno and wife Ashley and Caleb Moreno and nine great-grandchildren, Honor and Curran Rea, Olivia King, Hazel and Grant Morgan, Elise and Elias Moreno and Wyatt and Owen Daniel.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Lori Lynn King and a grandson, Dwyte Rea.

Mrs. Hardy was born July 18, 1947, in Lamar, to Jack Byron Brous and Pauline Frances (Capp) Brous. She graduated from high school in 1965 and MSSU in 2002, with a bachelors degree in accounting. She married Gregory Allen Hardy on July 2, 1973, in Miami, Okla. She had worked in accounting at Barton Insurance Company for over 30 years and was a member of Hannon Free Will Baptist Church. She was also an active leader in the Shiloh 4-H Club and enjoyed quilting.