Charlotte Irene Hardesty, 60, Salina, passed away Sunday, December 19, 2010. Mrs. Hardesty was born January 12, 1950 in Salina, the daughter of Richard and Delores (Hunter) Palmer. She greatly loved her family, friends, kids at school, and trips to Cancun. Charlotte was preceded in death by her mother Delores and her grandparents, Erv and Lucille Hindman. Survivors include her husband Carl; daughter, Jennifer Babcock and husband Troy; two sons, Jason and wife Melissa and David and wife Renee; sister, Linda Graves and husband Jay; brother Delbert Palmer and wife Deb; sister, Shirley Palmer and husband Larrel Krehbiel; father, Richard and seven grandchildren, Jessie, Amanda, Caden, Dylan, Jordan, Greyson and Gage. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, December 26, 2010 at Ryan Mortuary, 137 N. Eighth, Salina 67401. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, December 27 at the Webster Conference Center, 2601 N. Ohio, with Pastor Ed Mathis officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials may be made to Higher Praise Church in care of the mortuary.