Born 7-30-1920 -- Died 3-30-2005
The funeral for Ova Lena Hatfield, 84, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was April 2, 2005, at Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer, Mo., with Rev. Charles Barnett officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of the Carter Funeral Home in Thayer.
Ova Lena Hatfield was born July 30, 1920, in Quincy, Miss., the daughter of the late Cullie T. Whitehead and Ethel B. Holcomb Whitehead. She died March 30, 2005, in Seymour, Mo.
She was united in marriage on March 3, 1942, in Mammoth Spring, Ark. to William Roy Hatfield who preceded her in death on June 6, 1998.
She was a homemaker, an avid gardener, and enjoyed sewing and cooking. Besides carefully tending her home and garden, she was employed by Scotty's Cleaners in Thayer at one time.
She was a member of Midway Pentecostal Church and enjoyed attending and faithfully supported her church.
Survivors include a daughter, Melba Cardwell and her husband, Donald, of Seymour; six grandchildren -- Perry Cardwell, Angie Cardwell, Ronnie Cardwell and his wife, Angel, all of Seymour, Brande Hall and her husband, Curtis, of Glencoe, Ark., Amber Grasayson and her husband, Shane, of Texarkana, Texas, and William Ethan Hatfield and his wife, Brandi, of Mammoth Spring; six great-grandchildren - Bowdrie, Brandon, Brianna, Lauren, Lexie and Kayly; a step-great-grandchild, Ashton; a brother, Edward Whitehead of Oregon; and a sister, Estelle Bubanks of California.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a son, William Earl Hatfield; an infant son; four brothers -- George, Bill, Victor and Kirby Whitehead; and a sister, Exie Day.
Burial was in the Field Creek Cemetery near Mammoth Spring, with arrangements under the direction of Carter Funeral Home of Thayer.