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“Gale, you and your family have my deepest sympathies and God's comforting touch will come your way because you are in my prayers. ”
1 of 3 | Posted by: Ken Robinson - Glasco, , KS

“Gale, Jim and Family, Just heard of Lucilles passing and wanted to tell you how sorry I am. Heaven has another angel. I'll always remember...Read More »
2 of 3 | Posted by: Terri (Lorence) Bird - KS

“Thank you for allowing us to be a part of Lucille's care. ”
3 of 3 | Posted by: Solomon Valley Hospice Staff


Lucille Hatfield, 82, passed away Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at her home in rural Jewell County, Kansas.

She was born February 2, 1930 in Downs, KS, the daughter of Ben and Adelia (Sherbondy) Wood. On August 12, 1949 she married Gale Hatfield in Concordia, KS, and shared over 62 years of marriage together. She and Gale were blessed with three children, Glenda in December of 1950, Jim in September of 1952 and Terry Lynn in October of 1958.

Lucille graduated Downs High School in 1948. She loved to cook and many times cooked for the hired help on the farm. Lucille had many hobbies, she sewed, gardened, loved flowers, crocheting, enjoyed collecting dolls, roosters and chickens. She loved her grandchildren dearly and would play games with them when they visited. Tuff (Terry Lynn) named her "teacher" and that is what she went by for most of her life. Later in life she worked as a helper for elderly couples before she retired. Lucille was loved by all her nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a son, Terry Lynn, a brother, four brother-in-laws and two sister-in-laws.

She is survived by her husband Gale of the home; a daughter, Glenda Cyr and husband Larry of Miltonvale, KS; a son, Jim Hatfield and wife Deb of Mankato; two sisters, Jean Edwards of Salina, Beulah Collins of Newton; a sister-in-law, Gloria Kreinbrook and husband Bob of Springfield, MO; seven grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Saturday, March 24, 2012 at the Church of the Nazarene, Smith Center, with Pastor Matt Lucas presiding. Visitation will be held on Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the All Faiths Funeral Chapel and 10:00 a.m. until service time Saturday at the church. Burial will be in the Esbon Cemetery, Esbon, KS. Memorials may be given to the Solomon Valley Hospice and/or Church of the Nazarene Agape Fund in care of the funeral chapel.

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