Nellie L. Hatfield
December 25, 1926 ‒ October 29, 2015
Nellie L. Hatfield, age 88 of Marion, passed away on Thursday, October 29, 2015 at the Primrose Retirement Community of Marion.
Nellie was born on Christmas Day in 1926 to John Shaw and Emily Jane (Riggs) Hager in Kenova, West Virginia. She graduated from Ceredo-Kenova High School in the class of 1945. On April 8th of that year, she was united in marriage to Billy Ray Hatfield.
Nellie had spent over 20 years working at GTE, later Verizon, in the Customer Service Department.
She enjoyed working in her yard and tending to her flowers. Nellie also had a passion for sewing, especially making dresses for her granddaughters.
She is survived by her children: Robert (Marcia) Hatfield, Emily (Patrick) Raffel, Jennifer (Kenneth) Switzer and Billy (Mary Beth) Hatfield; grandchildren: Brian Hatfield, Stephen Raffel, Christina Hatfield, Nicki Raffel, Diana (Jim) Crouch, Stefanie Hatfield, Margaret (Curt) Randles, Amy Hatfield, Amanda Switzer, Abigail Bennett and Allison Switzer; 3 great grandchildren.
Nellie is preceded in death by her parents; her husband Billy Ray Hatfield and siblings: John Hager, Beatrice Smith and Robert Hager.
Visitation will be held on Monday November 2, 2015 at Denzer-Farison-Hottinger & Snyder Funeral Home, 360 East Center St., Marion from 4PM to 7PM; Burial will be held at a later date in the Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia.
The Denzer-Farison-Hottinger & Snyder Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family and condolences may be expressed by visiting www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com