Published 12:00 am Wednesday, May 12, 2010
George W. Hatten, 92, of 1709 Macedonia Road, Suffolk, Va., passed away Saturday, May 8, 2010 in Prince George’s Hospital Center in Cheverly, Md. He was a native of Nansemond County and the son of the late George and Josephine Chapman Hatten.
He retired from Norfolk Naval Shipyard after 31 years. He was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church where he was a former trustee, president of the Usher Board and former member of the Deacon Board. He was the oldest member at Macedonia.
He leaves to cherish his memory: his wife, Geraldine Hatten, of 58 years; one daughter, Evelyn Hatten Eligan (Richard Jr.), of Upper Marlboro, Md.; daughter-in-law, Barbara Ethridge, of Williamsburg, Va.; two sisters, Louise Parker, of Philadelphia, Pa. and Ethel King, of Carrollton, Va.; three grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren; a special caretaker, cousin Josephine Hudgins; nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, May 15, 2010 at Macedonia Baptist Church officiated by Rev. J.B. Townsell. Interment will be in Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery. Crocker Funeral Home, Inc. is handling the arrangements. Condolences may be extended to the family at www.crockerfuneralhome.com.