Nancy Joyce Trahan Hardee

August 25, 1938 ~ November 23, 2011

Nancy Joyce Trahan Hardee, 73, passed away peacefully at her home in Port Arthur, TX after a short illness.

Mrs. Hardee was born August 25, 1938 in Iowa, LA and was raised in Gillis, where she graduated in 1956. She lived in LeBleu Settlement for over thirty years and lived in Port Arthur, TX for the past ten years. She will always be remembered for her cooking and her loving nature. Nancy also enjoyed crafts and sewing.

Mrs. Hardee is survived by her husband of fifty-two years, J. B. (James Barton) Hardee; daughter, Charlenee Renee' Hardee of Groves, TX; son, Byron Joseph Hardee of Reeves, LA; grandchildren, Branden Maurice Hardee, Jocilin Irene Hardee, and Elisabeth Kait Hardee, all of Lake Charles; sister, Mary Lois Trahan Meche; brother, Frank Fester Trahan; two nieces; and five nephews.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Chester Douglas; niece, Tambra Faye Trahan Smith; and nephew, Thomas Gene Meche.

Her funeral service will be at 1:00 PM on Sunday, November 27, 2011 at the Johnson Funeral Home Chapel. Trevor Trahan will officiate. Burial will follow in Creel Memorial Gardens in Bel, LA. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Saturday from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM and continue on Sunday from 8:00 AM until the start of the service.

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  1. Aunt Nancy I will always have great memories of you. I have your cook book that you wrote me a personnal message in and I will cherish it forever. I want to mourn your passing but now I know that I have a wonderful angel watching over me and the family. I Love You Always, Kristen Kelly

  2. I remember going to Aunt Nancys all the time, she was always cooking stuff and making things. I enjoyed going over there when I was little. She is going to be missed Dearly. Love you all

  3. Ms. Hardee,You and your family are in my prayers. May you find peace from the years of memories you have of your Mother.

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