Mildred Shannon Hatton
Mildred Shannon Hatton, 91, of Bridge City passed away Friday, August 5, at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. Funeral Services will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, August 8, at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Bridge City with the Rev. Brad Morgan officiating.
Burial will follow at Turner Cemetery on Morning Glory Street in Bridge City.
Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sunday, also at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Bridge City.
Born in Beaumont, on April 17, 1920, Mildred was the daughter of Frank Bennett Shannon, Sr. and Mary Helen Rexses Shannon. She moved to Nederland as a child where she graduated in 1936. Mildred was married to Melvin Hatton in 1940, and they made their home in the Bridge City area for 58 years where she continued to live until her death.
She was a secretary at St. Paul United Methodist Church for 24 years. Mildred was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church, the St. Paul United Methodist Women, a life member of Bridge City PTA and a former member of the Bridge City B & PW.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 58 years, Roy Melvin Hatton; two sisters, Helen Shannon Gray, Ellen Shannon Harris; and three brothers, Frank Shannon, Jr., George Shannon, and William (Bill) Shannon.
Mildred is survived by her daughter, Milla Don Hatton Rampmaier and husband, Floyd William Rampmaier of Osage, Ar; sons, Roy Michael Hatton, Sr. and wife, Nancy Duhon Hatton of Beaumont, Mark Curtis Hatton and wife, Cathy Sandefer Hatton of Orange; and three sisters-in-law, Jocelyn Shannon, Marjorie Hatton, and Nora Shannon. She is also survived by her 10 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and a dear school friend of 72 years, Eileen Newman.
Serving as Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Corkey Bailey, Michael Hatton, Jr., Marty Hatton, Brant Hatton, Chris Federoff, Bill Hines, Amon Williams and Clark Shaver. Honorary Pallbearers will be her granddaughters, Wanda Bailey, Rhonda Hutchins, Paula Shaver, Wendi Hatton, Heather Williams, Shannon Federoff, Melissa Hines and Holly Wright.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Paul United Methodist Church Chapel Fund, 1155 W. Round Bunch, Bridge City, Texas 77611.
Arrangements are under the direction of Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.