Ella Corretta Hardy, 69, of Martinsburg, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, in the Canterbury Center, in Shepherdstown.
Born Oct. 17, 1944, in Charles Town, she was the daughter of the late Henry Hardy and Eleanor Virginia Cooper Hardy.
She worked as a nursing assistant at the Jefferson Memorial Hospital.
Ella loved gardens, birds, elephants, and her family.
She is survived by three sons, Curtis Hardy, of Orlando, Fla., Anthony Hardy, of Inwood and Andre Hardy, of Martinsburg; one daughter, Lucy Hardy, of Florida; one brother, Joseph Hardy, of Gerrardstown; and numerous grandchildren, great- grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Lucy Heath and Eleanor Johnson; and her companion of many years, Henry "Legs" Dean.
A memorial service was held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at Brown Funeral Home with the Rev. James Brown officiating. Interment was private.
Online condolences may be offered at www.BrownFuneralHomesWV.com.