Marjorie Joyce Hatton

Published 4:28 pm Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Marjorie Joyce Hatton, 91, of Bridge City, Texas, passed away on April 26, 2016, in Port Arthur, Texas.

Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m., Sunday, May 1, 2016, at First Baptist Church in Bridge City, Texas. Officiating will be Reverend Doug Shows. Burial will follow at Turner Cemetery in Bridge City.

Visitation will be prior to the service beginning at 2:00 p.m.

Born in Reddell, Louisiana, on July 26, 1924, she was the daughter of Alex Avery Parker and Lucille Grace (Ridgeway) Parker. Marjorie was the attendance clerk for Bridge City High School. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Bridge City where she was also a member of the Golden Harvest Senior Group. She was a member of Good Sam Travel Club as well as Cut Ups Craft Group. She enjoyed fishing and loved to travel, where she got the nickname Marjorie “Go” Hatton.

She was preceded in death by parents; her husband, Frank S. Hatton; and her daughter, Barbara Jane Hatton Ray Walters.

She is survived by her sons, Frank Avery Hatton and wife Janice Elaine Freuden Hatton, of Buna and Terrell Glenn Hatton and wife Mildred Milstead Hatton, of Bridge City; grandchildren, Sherry Lynn Ray Brown, Frank Steven Hatton, Lainey Kay Hatton Brittnell, Brooke Shondel Hatton, Terrell Keith Hatton and wife Renea Burr Hatton, Summer Dawn Hatton, Jesica Dawn Hatton, Robyn Lejune Hatton, Derek Paul Milstead and wife Angel; along with 18 great-grandchildren.

Serving as pallbearers will be Steven Hatton, Keith Hatton, Derek Milstead, Buddy Fuselier, Phillip Clark and Hiram Clark.

Services are under the direction of Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.