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Obituary: Fay Binkley Hardesty, age 81

Fay Binkley Hardesty, age 81, of Cheatham County, Tennessee, passed away on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. Fay was born on March 28, 1941 in Ashland City, Tennessee, to Cap Binkley and Ruby Harris Binkley.

She was a retired administrator for the State of Tennessee Department of Revenue for 47 years. Fay was a member of Ashland City Church of Christ.

She is preceded in death by her parents; brother, Lawrence Binkley Jr.; sister, Margaret Hooper; and nephew, Michael Hooper. She is survived by her husband, Jim Hardesty; nephew, Eric Hooper; niece, Teresa Hooper; great-nieces, Carla Hooper and Alyssa Pruitt; great-nephews, Dustin Pruitt and Jason Hooper; great-great niece, Eva McDaniel; and her great-great nephew, Austin Pruitt.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Ashland City Church of Christ or Forest Hill Cemetery. Cheatham County Funeral Home 615-792-2552 on-line condolences at


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