Hardie Catherine Davis Medders of Clemson, SC went to her eternal home with Jesus on Sunday, April 3, 2016. Hardie was born on March 11, 1922 in Chilton County, AL, the fourth of eleven children of John Lee and Tarva Davis. Hardie graduated from Wesleyan Methodist College in Central, SC. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Alabama and a Master of Arts from Peabody College, Vanderbilt University. Hardie was a school teacher and, for the last 26 years of her career, taught in the Bibb County, Alabama school system. She was loved and respected by her special education students and was an active member of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International. Hardie was married to the late Thomas Glover Medders and loved him dearly. They lived 49 years together in the Cedar Grove community in Bibb County until his death in 2005 and they were long-time, faithful members of the Fairview Wesleyan Church, Cottondale, AL. Hardie is survived by her five children, Patricia Etheridge, Thomas Medders (w Lois), Samuel Medders (w Suzanne), Joel Medders (w Virginia), and James Medders (w Sheryl), sisters Euelle Bell and Naomi Hughey, and brothers Charles, Moody, and Morris Davis. She is also survived by 13 grandchildren and numerous additional grandchildren to the third generation and, many other family members and friends whose lives she enriched. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 9 at Ada Chapel Bible Methodist Church, West Blocton, AL at 2:00 pm with interment immediately following at the adjacent Stewart Cemetery. Visitation will precede the service from 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel Funeral Home directing. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Davis Scholarship Fund, Southern Wesleyan University, Central, SC, or Fairview Wesleyan Church.