Obituary

LINDA SUE HATMAKER

Linda Sue Hatmaker, 79, LaFollette, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020, at Lafollette Medical Center. Linda was born Aug. 31, 1941, in Lake City to the late Erby and Laveda Hatmaker Foust. Linda served as a former bookkeeper for John Ward Pontiac and bookkeeper/office manager for Lewallen Miller Department Store. She was a member of Beech Grove Baptist Church in Lake City. Linda loved her boys and they were her pride and joy. She was always there for them in any school, church, or extracurricular activity and served in various volunteer capacities. Linda was a member of Coal Creek OES Chapter #226 where she served as a Treasurer and past Worthy Matron. Linda also served as a Grand Page at the Grand Chapter of the State of Tennessee and was also recognized by them in 1992. Linda was a born again Christian and loved the Lord Jesus Christ. In addition to her parents, Linda was preceded in death by: Husband, Jimmy Jack Hatmaker Sr.; son, David Dewayne Hatmaker; and brother, William Lavern Foust. Survivors: Sons, Jimmy Jack “JJ” Hatmaker of Lake City, Timothy “Tim” Hatmaker and Bethany of Knoxville; brother, Joe Foust and Martha of Knoxville; sisters, Helen Braden and Steve of Lake City, Ellen Bunch of Clinton, Vickie Hill and Wayne of Acworth, Ga.; grandchild, Jacob Hatmaker; special nieces, Rachel Stiner, Harper Stiner, Dazey Greene, and Lydia Queener; and a host of other family, friends, and relatives. Due to Covid-19 we are observing social distancing practices and masks are recommended but not mandatory Visitation will be from 4 – 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, at Main Street Baptist Church. Eastern Star service will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, at Main Street Baptist Church, and funeral service will follow Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, at Main Street Baptist Church with the Rev. Floyd Scarborough. Family and friends will meet at 10:15 a.m. Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City to go in procession to the Oak Grove Cemetery in Lake City for an 11 a.m. graveside service.