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Brenda Carol Hardwick, 62, of Burgaw, N.C., passed away on July 17, 2016, at her home.

She was born July 22 1953, in Newark, Ohio, the daughter of the late Hobert Wells and Mickey Ashbrook Wells.

Brenda worked in the receiving department at Target in Wilmington, N.C., since the store first opened.

Brenda enjoyed the simple pleasure of tending to her garden and especially the times she spent playing in the pool with her great-grandson, Caleb.

Together with her late parents, she was recently preceded in death by her son, Larry Dale Hardwick Jr.

She is survived by her fiance, David Wilson; her son, Robbi Wells; her granddaughter, Brandi Wells; and her great-grandson, Caleb Radford.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 22, 2016, at the Wilmington Funeral Chapel, 1535 S. 41st St., Wilmington, N.C. A service to celebrate Brenda’s life, with Pastor Paul Couch officiating, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 23, at the funeral home.