Updated: 8/8/20

Kay Holt Hardy, age 79, died on August 8, 2020, at her home.

She was born in Pulaski, TN on July 1, 1941 to the late Richard Edward Holt and Roxie Rochelle McCanless Holt and retired as the secretary to the president at UAH. She was preceded in death by her husband, David Hardy, her twin brother, Ray Holt, and her brother, Richard Bryant (Dick) Holt.

She is survived by her son, Billy Melson of Huntsville, AL, her daughter, Rochelle Melson Woods of Birmingham, AL, her sister-in-law, Linda Holt of Pulaski, TN, her grandchildren, Billy Ray Melson, Lydia Woods, Katelyn Woods, and Cassie Melson, and her great grandchildren, Landen Duvall, Jaxon Brewer, Jesse Parden, and Aria Parden.

Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at Maplewood Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions may be made to the Ray Holt Memorial Scholarship Fund at the Bank of Frankewing in Pulaski, TN.


Carr and Erwin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.