Hatfield, Caroline McBrayer

Longtime Nurse At Erlanger, County Health Department, And Memorial

Sunday, December 30, 2012
Caroline Hatfield
Caroline Hatfield

Caroline McBrayer Hatfield, 69, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, died on Sunday, December 30, 2012.

Caroline attended Bledsoe County High School and graduated from Cardome Academy Private Girls School, Georgetown, KY. She attended the University of Tennessee, Knoxville one year prior to entering Erlanger. She graduated from Baroness Erlanger School of Nursing, Chattanooga. Following graduation, she was employed at Erlanger, Chattanooga Hamilton County Health Department and retired from Memorial Hospital Home Health in 2008.

She was of the Baptist faith, a loving wife, mother and Nana.

She was preceded in death by loving parents, J. D. McKechnie and Virginia McKechnie Grills, first husband, William Clyde McBrayer and brother, Jerry McKechnie.

Survivors include her loving husband, Tom Hatfield, loving children, Jeff (Celine) McBrayer, Cindy K. (Bob) Hiestand, stepson, William McBrayer, two precious grandchildren, Rylee McBrayer, William T. Hiestand, two brothers, David (Sarah) McKechnie, of Henderson, Ky., Arthur K. (Martha) McKechnie, of Chattanooga, sister-in-law, Nancy McKechnie, of Pikeville, Tn., three stepchildren, Farrah (Matt) Fields, Rhonda (Chris) Cagle, both of Pikeville, Ron (Deanna) Hatfield, of Kennesaw, Ga., five grandchildren, one stepgreat-grandson and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 2, in the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with Reverend Charlie Arms officiating. Interment will be in Hamilton Memorial Gardens in Hixson.

The family will receive friends from 4–8 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 1, at the funeral home.

Please share your thoughts and memories online at www.ChattanoogaValleyViewChapel.com.

Arrangements are by Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, Valley View Chapel, 7414 Old Lee Highway.


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