Date of death: 02 Aug 1977, Columbus, Bartholomew Co., IN
Source: Columbus Republic, August 3, 1977
Millard Hatchett, 52, Route 8. died Tuesday at Bartholomew County Hospital.
He was a member of the Eagle’s Lodge and Veterans of Foreign Wars. A second world war Army veteran, he retired from the former Hamilton Cosco in 1974 after 23 years. He and his wife have resided in Columbus since their marriage in 1946.
Funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church by Dr. Harold Mincey. Burial will be at Rest Haven Cemetery in Edinburgh.
Persons may call at Reed and Jewell Funeral Home from 2 to 9 p.m. Thursday and after noon until time of service Friday at the church.
Hatchett was born Aug. 17, 1924, in Nashville to the late George B. and Donna Penrose Hatchett. He married the former Evelyn Petro in Nashville Sept. 28, 1946, and she survives.
Other survivors include a son, Millard S. Hatchett of Route 8; three daughters, Ellen Dial of Taylorsville, Darlene Cowan of Route 8 and Amanda Snyder of Route 12; four brothers, Clarence Hatchett of 312 Hege, Orval Hatchett of Gainesboro, Tenn., Wilmer Hatchett of Bloomington and James Hatchett of New Orleans, La.; three sisters, Emma Brock of Nashville, Ina Cheathman of Indianapolis and Myrtle Sames of Crane, and 10 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Albert Hatchett, and three other brothers and sisters.
SOURCE: Columbus Republic, August 6, 1977
Funeral services for Millard Hatchett, 52, Route 8, who died Tuesday at Bartholomew County Hospital, were conducted Friday at First Baptist Church by Dr. Harold Mincey. Burial was at Rest Haven Cemetery at Edinburg.
Organist was Teresa Ray. Joyce Crowder was soloist. Military rites were conducted by the local Veterans of Foreign Wars chapter with Gene Moore as officer in charge.
Pallbearers were Robert Snyder, Donald Dial, Curtis Richards, Mike Lawson, Charles Ping and Raymond Morrison.
Submitted by Mark E. Wirey