Archive for Tuesday, December 21, 2004

Ida Rose Hathaway

December 21, 2004


— Private services will be later for Ida Rose Hathaway, 74, Oskaloosa. Cremation is planned.

Mrs. Hathaway died Friday, Dec. 17, 2004, at Hickory Pointe Care Center in Oskaloosa.

She was born March 26, 1930, in Picher, Okla., the daughter of George Lee and Edna Adele Ross Walker. She graduated from Picher High School in 1948 and attended business college in Miami, Okla. She moved in 1969 to Perry and in 1999 to Oskaloosa.

Mrs. Hathaway was a homemaker and worked for the state of Kansas during tax season for many years. She was a member of Perry United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women and Perry Civic Study Club.

She married William "George" Hathaway on Nov. 20, 1948, in Picher. He died Oct. 1, 1999.

Survivors include two sons, Dennis Allan Hathaway, Oahu, Hawaii, and Darrell C. Hathaway, Overbrook; a daughter, Gayle Ann Bruns, Oskaloosa; two brothers, Don and Ron Walker, both of Picher; a sister, Myrna Cawyer, Picher; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the Ida Hathaway Memorial Fund, sent in care of Barnett Funeral Home, P.O. Box 416, Oskaloosa 66066.

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