Mary Joetta "Jodie" Hart

Mary Joetta "Jodie" Hart, 60, of Elizabethtown, died Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She was a native of Hardin County, a 1978 graduate of Elizabethtown High School, and worked in customer service at Santek Waste Services. She was a member of St. James Catholic Church and St. Ambrose Catholic Church. She loved her grandkids and the beach. She was a mother to many and was considered the "marching band mom" for Central Hardin High School and Murray State University. She was preceded in death by her parents, Bernard Goldman Decker, Sr. and Mary Kathleen Fowler Decker; and two brothers, Gerald Glenn Decker and Bernard "Junie" Decker, Jr. She is survived by her husband of 41 years, Charles "Dave" Hart; two sons, David Kendrick Hart and Stephen Tyler Hart (Emily) all of Southaven, MS; a brother, James Frederick Decker (Donna) of Louisville; and three grandchildren, Kaitlin Hart, Jacklyn Young, and Emmett "Charlie" Hart. The funeral is at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 22, at St. James Catholic Church. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday at Brown Funeral Home. Condolences may be expressed online at


Saturday, August 22, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Brown Funeral Home


Saturday, August 22, 2020 starting at 11:00 AM
St. James Catholic Church

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