Helen L. Hardy, 82, of Independence, died Saturday, June 20, 2009.

A visitation will be held from 1 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. with a 2 p.m. service to follow on Tuesday, June 30, at the Carson-Speaks Chapel, 1501 W. Lexington, Independence. Burial at Buckner Hill Cemetery. Arrangements: Carson-Speaks Chapel, 816-252-7900.