Dateline: September 1, 2005


Memorial services for Gordon Dale Hatcher, age 65, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 31, 2005, in Robertson Chapel of Memories with Leonard Holt, Pastor of the Agape Christian Church in Clarendon, officiating.  Private burial was on Monday, August 29, 2005, at Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc.

Mr. Hatcher died Sunday, August 28, 2005, in Amarillo.  He was born February 19, 1940, in Idabel, Oklahoma, and was an Amarillo resident before moving to Clarendon three years ago. He married Norma Jean Northern on October 3, 1964, at Amarillo.  He had been the maintenance supervisor at the Chasewood Apartments before his retirement.  He was a member of the menís bowling league and bowled in the Grand Street League.  He was a member of the Agape Christian Church in Clarendon.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William Herbert and Nona Estella Whitten Hatcher; and by three bothers, W.D. Hatcher, Charles H. Hatcher, and Wayne Hatcher.

Survivors include his wife, Norma Jean Hatcher of Clarendon; and eight sisters, Gladys Stogsdill of Garland; Mary Bogle of Edmond, Oklahoma; Nona Renfro of Marlow, Oklahoma; Jean Pogue of Wichita Falls; Ann Mims of Weatherford, Texas; Betty Novak of Edmond, Oklahoma; Lorraine Almsted of Wellington; and Lameda Black of Wellington.

The family requests that memorials be to BSA Hospice or Harrington Cancer Center in Amarillo.

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