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Joella (Kershaw) "Booche" Hardy

April 10, 1955 ~ May 16, 2021 (age 66)


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Sharing Her Story


Joella Kershaw “Booche” Hardy was born on April 10, 1955 in Union County SC. A resident of Pacolet, SC, she was the daughter of the late Columbus Kershaw and Mable Smith Kershaw.

 A Life Well Spent:

Joella attended Union County Public School. She served at New Emmanuel Baptist Church and was a former employee of Arrow Automotive. She was an avid cook and baker and enjoyed every moment while preparing food with love.


On May 16, 2021, Joella gained her wings and entered eternal rest. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one grandson, Antuwan Marquise Shippy; four brothers, Israel Kershaw, Norris Kershaw, Tina Kershaw, and Leroy Kershaw; and two sisters, Floree Kershaw Wilkes and Willie Lee Kershaw Smith.

 She leaves to cherish:

Joella leaves to cherish: her loving husband, Roosevelt Hardy of the home; two daughters, Angela Kershaw and April (Samuel) Green both of Pacolet, SC; two sons, Cornelius Hardy of the home and Adrian (Robin) Jeter of Spartanburg, SC; two brothers: Alex ( Lorraine) Kershaw and James (Marilyn) Kershaw both of Jonesville, SC; five sisters, Blanche Kershaw, Doshia Kershaw, and Edna Kershaw all of Jonesville, SC, Nan Rogers of OH, and Laurie (Rev. John) Henderson of Union, SC; six grandchildren, Tyler Shippy, Markevius Hardy, Maziyah Foster, Dontae Jeter, TyKerrius Jeter, and Zycorrian Jeter; sisters-in-law, Cynthia Wannamaker and Minnie Kershaw; two nieces reared in the home, Tawonna Brannon and Lachandro Kershaw; a loving “son”, Warren Shippy; a loyal friend, Elizabeth “Boo Boo” Rodgers; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins; and other loving relatives and friends.

 Arrangements are with Community Mortuary, 102 Marion Avenue, Spartanburg, SC.

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 Service Program


Public Viewing at Mortuary
May 20, 2021

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Community Mortuary, Spartanburg
102 Marion Avenue
Spartanburg, SC 29306

Public Viewing at Mortuary
May 21, 2021

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Community Mortuary, Spartanburg
102 Marion Avenue
Spartanburg, SC 29306

Graveside Service
May 21, 2021

2:00 PM
Pacolet Memorial Gardens
141 Memorial Drive
Pacolet, SC 29372

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