Imelda Thompson Hardy
1949 — 2021
Imelda (Mel) Thompson Hardy entered into eternal rest on Saturday, December 11, 2021 at her home in Valley Lee, Maryland surrounded by her family. She was born on May 4, 1949 in Valley Lee, Maryland to Turner Thomas Thompson and Roberta (Campbell) Thompson - the youngest of eight children. Due to the death of her mother when she was 15 months old, Elizabeth Mary Jane Thompson became her "mom". She completed her primary education at St. Peter Claver Elementary School and Cardinal Gibbons High School in Ridge, Maryland. She attended Bowie State College where she pledged Zeta Phi Beta, Sorority Incorporated and obtained her Bachelor's degree in Education. While at Bowie State College, she...