Melody L. Hardwick, 58, of Somerset, passed away Thursday, April 21, 2005 at Fairfield Medical Center. She was born on December 26th, 1946 in West Palm Beach, FL, but spent most of her life in the Lancaster and Buckeye Lake areas. She was a member of the Living Word Church, a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

She is survived by her loving husband of 30 years, William; daughters, Shari Hanes and Mindi (Richard) Arnesen, both of Lancaster; son, Jim Landis (Laura) of Oviedo, FL; step-children William Hardwick Jr (Tara), Kimberly Chaney (Mike), and Todd Hardwick (Ute); several grandchildren; and other family and friends. She was preceded in death by her mother, Betty Landis; and grandparents, James and Thelma Chapman.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, April 25, 200, at Snyder-Sheridan Funeral Home, Bremen with Pastor Marcia Ashbaugh and Pastor Michelle Hanson officiating.  A graveside service will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Glen Rest Cemetery, Reynoldsburg. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.