Barbara Jean Bittinger Hardin

November 7, 1946 ~ May 8, 2022 (age 75)


Barbara Jean Bittinger Hardin, 75, of Bardstown, passed away Sunday May 8, 2022 at Landmark of Bardstown.  She was born November 7, 1946 in Nelson County, a retired nurse, and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.


She was preceded in death by her longtime companion, Joseph Daniel Lee “Curly” Hall; husband, William Lee Hardin III; sister, Deborah Holznagel; and brother, David Bittinger.


She is survived by her six children, Donna Jean (Butch Keene) Thompson, B. J. (Sandy) Hardin, David S. Litton, Taylor L. Gilbert, Megan C. Martin, and Heather (Jacob Redman) Martin; five grandchildren, Jeanna Marie Thompson, Johnathan Eugene (Tiffany) Thompson, Dakota Edelen, Brent Edelen and Autumn Ballard; several great-grandchildren; four sisters, Brenda Crady, Linda Hayes, Sandy Gonzales, and Caroline Webb; brother, Randy Curtsinger; niece, Melissa Martin; and several nieces and nephews.


Her Funeral Mass will be 11:00 am Thursday May 12, 2022 at Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral, with burial in St. Joseph Cemetery.  Rev. Terry Bradshaw will officiate.  Visitation will be 5 – 8 pm Wednesday May 11 and 9 – 10:15 am Thursday May 12 at Barlow Funeral Home.  A prayer service will be held Wednesday evening.


Memorial contributions may go to St. Joseph Catholic Church.

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May 11, 2022

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Barlow Funeral Home
2675 E. John Rowan Blvd.
Bardstown, KY 40004

Funeral Mass
May 12, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Joseph Proto - Cathedral (St. Joseph Cemetery)

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