Leota Karol Hatmaker of Sutton passed away Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at Braxton Memorial Hospital surrounded by family and a compassionate angel- Sooner Knight.
Karol was born August 3, 1938, in Braxton County to the late Junie and Judith Phillips Bright. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, an infant brother, Denver Bright and Harold “Eugene” Bright.
She was a graduate of Sutton High School and retired from Go Mart as a deli clerk. She enjoyed feeding and watching birds, working jigsaw puzzles, cooking for her family, spending time with her friends and making Braxton County her home. Karol accepted Jesus Christ as her Savior on April 15th, 2017.
Left to cherish her memory are her three children, Sally (Bruce) Clark of Bunker Hill, Jeff (Lynn) Hatmaker of Sutton and Becky (Greg) Morris of Pinch, grandchildren, Melissa (Derek) Butts, Tristan and Benton Hatmaker, great-grandchildren, Reese Pennington and Colton Butts, sisters, Sue Showalter of Newville along with several nieces and nephews, and special friends, Sis Craft, Connie Messenger and Norma Cutlip. Karol is also survived by her beloved granddog, Glory Morris.
The family would like to thank the entire team at Braxton Memorial Hospital and Braxton Health Care Center for the care they have provided.
Funeral services were held on Friday, September 1, 2017 at 1:00 pm at Greene-Robertson Funeral Home, Sutton with Rev. Rev Charles Thomas Bolen officiating. Friends called one hour before the service at the funeral home. Burial followed the service at Newville Cemetery, Newville, WV.
In lieu of flowers family suggests memorial contributions be made to: The Hunter Lemon Memorial Scholarship Fund, 4526 Gauley Tpke., Heaters, WV 26627 or Braxton County Animal Shelter, 10 Animal Shelter Lane, Sutton, WV 26601 or a charity of your choice.
Greene-Robertson Funeral Home is humbly serving the Hatmaker family.