Hatten, Roy

Monday, December 7, 2009

Roy Hatten, of Chattanooga, died on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2009, in a local hospital.

He was retired from Eureka Foundry and was of the Baptist faith.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Hearl Hatten Sr. and Annie Richardson; brother, Hearl Hatten Jr.; sisters, Mary Scott and Willie B. Apkins.

Survivors include his wife, Doris Rainey Hatten; sons, Vincent (Deborah) Hatten and Spence Hatten, all of Chattanooga; daughters, Carol (Fred) Ross, of Ooltewah, and Connie Hatten of Chattanooga; grandchildren, Cierra and Chelse Hatten-Ross, of Ooltewah, and Marcellus LaRoy Hatten, of Chattanooga; brother, Johnny Hatten, of Chattanooga; sisters, Helen Readus, Annie Ware (James) Steward, both of Chattanooga, Leona (Andy) Solomon, of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Rosa Lee (Raymond) Covington, of Atlanta, Ga.; sister-in-law, Jerilyn Gurley, of Detroit, Mi.; brothers-in-law, Willie (Pat) Rainey, Joseph Seay, both of Chattanooga, Michael (Sharon) Seay, of Chester, Va., Willie G. (Clara) Rainey, of Milwaukee, Wi., Walter (Lena) Rainey, of Phillippines, George (Fayette) Rainey, of Detroit, Mi., Timothy (Gloria) Rainey, of Huntsville, Al., Russell Rainey, of Atlanta, Ga., and Jeffrey (Suzette) Rainey, of Mobile, Al.; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives; dear friend, George Fletcher, and many other friends.

Funeral services will be on Tuesday, Dec. 8, at noon in the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home with Minister George O. Martin officiating. Burial will be in Lakewood Memory Gardens, East.

Family hour will be on Monday from 7-8 p.m. at the funeral home.


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