Betty Jean Hatfield, age 77, of Nashville, went to be with her late husband of 59 years, James A. Hatfield.
Also preceded in death by daughters, Sammy Hatfield, Nell Falls, Teresa Darlene and Clarice Jean; son. Victor Hatfield.
Survived by children, Betty (David) Middleton, Charity and Ciera Hatfield, Brianna Delgado, Hope (Stanley) Church, Robert (Amanda) Marsh, Jackie (Mike) Stroud, Jennifer (Len) Burton, Nicole Hatfield, Tabitha (Tim) Stock, Jerry Smythia and Casey Jones; Grandchildren, James, Kristafer, Dakota Middleton, Lacey Hatfield, Kynlei "Kookie" and Kristian James Dutton, Heather and Angale Davis, Sanny Marsh, Timothy Church, Brian LaRue, Amanda Nicholson, Page Stroud, Seronte and Kylee Burton, Nikki and Stacey Stock, William, Oppie and Charles Muncey; two great-grandchildren.
Betty worked for Werthern Bag for 28 years and decided to raise more children than her own. Her and her husband took on more than 260 + children thru DCS. She was a member of First General Baptist Church, 4030 Cedar Cir., Nashville, TN 37218.
A celebration of her life will be held, 12 noon, Saturday, April 12, 2014, at First General Baptist Church, with Brothers James Allen and Chad Zimmerle officiating. The interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers are Jackie Raines, Tony Gonzalez, Bryan Nicholson, William Muncey, Robert Marsh and Joey King. Honorary pallbearers are Sammy Marsh and Kristafer Middleton.
Visitation will be 12-7 pm Thursday, 12-7 Friday, and 11-12 Saturday. All services will be at the Church.
Eastland Funeral Home, 904 Gallatin Road, Nashville, Tennessee 37206.