Marleta Hardman Obituary (1958-2021) – Durant, OK


Marleta Joyce Hardman, 63, a longtime Atoka, OK resident who grew up in Moore, OK and moved to Atoka when she was sophomore of high school. She was born on Wednesday, February 19, 1958, to Ray and Marlene June (Hartman) Carroll in Oklahoma City, OK. Marleta passed away on Monday, November 22nd, 2021 in Atoka, OK.
She attended school in Moore, OK, graduated from Atoka High School, and then did her Masters from SOSU in Durant, OK. Marleta taught kindergarten and special education in Tushka for 20 years. She also worked for the Elwood Dept Store and the OSU Extension Office for Grant Praytor. She married Raymond Hank Williams on May 28, 1976 in Atoka, OK. She later married Dan Hardman on Friday January 18, 1991 in Wapanucka, OK. They celebrated 30 years of marriage before their death. Marleta was a longtime member of Penn and A Church of Christ and has attended Wapanucka Church of Christ for the past 31 years. She was a Sunday school teacher, was in charge of organizing and organizing classes, was a rancher and loved tending cows, riding horses, visiting people, sewing, keeping her son-in-law entertaining and most of all enjoying herself it to be with their children and grandchildren.
Marleta is survived by her husband Dan Hardman from the Atoka, OK home; Children, Mindy Cochran and husband Clay from Newcastle, OK, Amy Bolin and husband Brandon from Atoka, OK, Kelly Hardman and wife Donna from Atoka, OK, Karl Hardman and wife Michelle from Atoka, OK, Kisa Castleberry and husband Scott from Atoka, OK; Grandson, Larae Bolin from Atoka, OK, Mason Cochran from Newcastle, OK, Milo Cochran from Newcastle, OK, Latosha Safe from Atoka, OK, Tyra Eubank and husband Josh from Mannsville, OK, Tuff Hardman and wife Tori from Atoka, OK, Dylan Castleberry and wife Sheldyn of Achille, OK, Dakota Hardman of Tulsa, OK, Trace Hardman of Atoka, OK, Tess Daniel and husband Wyatt of Atoka, OK, Nick Castleberry of Atoka, OK; 10 great-grandchildren; special friends, Mary Morgan, Becky Estep, Camri Faulkenberry, Alex Horton; Siblings, Raylene Buren and husband Steve from Piedmont, OK, Malinda Calvert and husband Robert D. from Atoka, OK, Glenn Carroll and wife Connie from Atoka, OK; together with nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear and beloved friends.
Marleta was preceded in death by her parents Ray Carroll and Marlene June (Hartman) Carroll; in Laws, Frank Hardman and Minnie Hardman; Paternal grandparents, Oran and Ethel Carroll; Maternal grandparents, SJ and Malinda Iris Hartman.
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DATE OF SERVICES: 2:00 p.m. Friday, November 26, 2021
LOCATION OF SERVICE: Brown’s Funeral Chapel, Atoka, Oklahoma
OFFICIAL: Wendell Ingram
FUNERAL: Wards Chapel Cemetery, Atoka, Oklahoma
CASKETBEARERS: Dylan Castleberry, Nick Castleberry, Zachary Ty Calvert, John Clancey Foran, Reese Wallace, Conner Brinkley, Briley Evans, Dinney Foran
HONORARY HOLDERS: Steven Arp, Raygan Calvert, Walker Carroll, Calvin Carroll, Tuff Hardman, Dakota Hardman, Trace Hardman
CONDOLS CAN BE EMAILED TO THE FAMILY TO: [email protected] PLEASE INCLUDE THE NAME OF THE DECEASED IN YOUR CORRESPONDENCE
FAMILY EVENING IS THURSDAY 6PM – 8PM
SERVICES DIRECTED BY
BROWN’S FUNERAL – ATOKA, OK
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Published by Brown’s Funeral Service – Atoka on November 24, 2021.

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