ALTA V. HATFIELD, 92, of Paris, passed from this life Sunday October 9, 2011 at Paris Healthcare Center. Starrett Funeral Home will conduct funeral services at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday October 12, 2011 at Pathway International Church of God, with Rev. Ray Evers and Rev. Sam Evers officiating. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Alta was born June 21, 1919 in Lamar County, the only daughter of eight children born to Marvin and Nettie Chancellor Womack. She attended Lamar County schools, and was a member of Pathway International Church of God. She retired from the Dietary Department of the former McCuistion Regional Medical Center after some twenty-five years of service.
She married Joseph C. Robinson in 1940, who served in the U.S. Army and was killed during the invasion of Normandy in WWII. In 1946 she married Roy Hatfield in Lamar County, and he preceded her in death in 1995.
In addition to her husbands she was preceded in death by seven brothers; a grandson, Raymond Roy Robinson; and a great-granddaughter, Brandi Waggoner.
Survivors include a son, Billy Joe Robinson, of Paris; three daughters, Geneva Schwartz, Wanda Huggins, and Deloris Young and husband Wayne, all of Paris; ten grandchildren; thirty-five great-grandchildren; and forty-two great-great-grandchildren.
Named to serve as pallbearers are Terry Johnston, Marshall Hudson, Matt Wicks, Chance Hudson, Justin Johnston, and Jerry Dean.
The family wishes to express their love and appreciation to the staff of Paris Healthcare Center for their tender care, especially Donna, Patricia, Bertha, and B.J.