John Henry Hatten Sr.

Odessa American, Obituaries  2004

Odessa, Ector County, Texas

Submitted by Dolores Bishop, Cemeteries of Texas  Oct 31 2004

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John Henry Hatten Sr.

ODESSA John Henry Hatten Sr. passed away Friday, October 29, 2004 at Hospice House in Odessa.
Funeral services will be 3:00 PM Monday at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Blossom Matthews officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Family will receive visitors 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Services entrusted to Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors.
John Henry Hatten was born June 6, 1914 in Dalhart, Texas to Ed and Gulielma Boon Hatten. He served in the Navy as Pharmacist’s Mate First Class. He was a 30-year employee of Behrens Drug Co. as a salesman. He married Novelle Groves in Breckenridge, Texas on July 16, 1939. He was a member of the Rotary Club, Tri County Pharmaceutical Association, Odessa Country Club and First Methodist Church where he was a Sunday school teacher for 22 years.
He is preceded in death by his wife Novelle Hatten, his parents and seven siblings.
He is survived by his daughter Diane Benson Gaskins and husband Don of Dallas, son John H. Hatten II. DDS and wife Carol of Odessa, brothers Lt. Col. Frank Hatten of Plano, and Ray Hatten of Cisco, five grandchildren Leslie Benson, Cynthia Reed, Krista Vanderburg, Charity Sparks, and Stephanie Hatten and six great grandchildren
Memorials can be made to Hospice House 903 N. Sam Houston, Odessa TX 79761 or Parks Methodist Retirement Village 111 Parks Village Drive, Odessa, TX 79765.