Alfred Flower Hatley &
Margaret Bell (Stephens) Hatley Family
of Navarro County, Texas


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Alfred Flower Hatley was b. 12/2/1863 and died 2/28/1950 he married Margaret Bell Stephens
b. 3/18/1864 died 10/18/1933 on 3/18/1883 in Randolph Co., AR. John Miles Hatley was
b. 6/20/1905 and died 7/10/1981. Photo taken cir 1915/1918.

 

Rose Hill Cemetery, Blooming Grove, Navarro Co., Texas

 


OBITUARY

Alfred Hatley
Dies Leaving
90 Survivors

Special to The News

CORSICANA, Texas, March 1. - Alfred F. Hatley, 86, who is survived by ninety living descendants died here Tuesday night.  A native of Arkansas, he had lived at Blooming Grove and Corsicana many years.

Surviving are six sons, W. A. Hatley, San Antonio; J. J. Hatley, Stamford; M. D., E. L. and J. M. Hatley all of Dallas; and B. V. Hatley, Corsicana; four daughters, Mrs. Inez Spurriar, Corsicana; Mrs. Tulia Anderson, Pursley; Mrs. Maud Malcolm, Pittsburg, and Mrs. Effie McGee, Blooming Grove; thirty grandchildren, forty-six great grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

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Alfred Flower Hatley
Dec 2, 1863 - Feb 28, 1950

Alfred F. Hatley Funeral Services Held On Thursday

Funeral services for Alfred F. Hatley, 86, who is survived by 90 living descendants, were held Thursday morning from the Corley Funeral Chapel. Burial was in the Rose Hill cemetery in Blooming Grove.

Hatley, a native of Arkansas, but long-time resident of Blooming Grove and Corsican, died here late Tuesday night following an extended illness. He was a retired shoe shop owner and farmer.

Surviving are six sons, W. A. Hatley, San Antonio; J. J. Hatley, Stamford; M. D., E.L. and J. M. Hatley, all of Dallas; and B.V. Hatley, Corsicana; four daughters, , Mrs. Inez Spurrier, Corsicana; Mrs. Tulia Anderson, Pursley; Mrs. Maud Malcolm, Pittsburg, and Mrs. Effie MaGee, Blooming Grove; 30 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren and other relatives.

Grandsons were pallbearers.

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Family Group Sheet

Name:            Alfred Flower Hatley 
Birth:              2 Dec 1863            Maynard, Randolph Co., Arkansas
Death:            28 Feb 1950            Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas Age: 86
Death Memo:            Book 10, pg 400, Navarro County Death Records, Certificate # 1984
Burial:            Mar 1950            Rose Hill Cemetery, Blooming Grove, Texas Age: 86
Burial Memo:        Corley Funeral Home
Occupation:            Shoe Shop
Cause of death:Arterio Sclerosis (Died at 11:55 A.M. informant: B. V. Hatley)
Father:            Pleasant Branchflower Hatley (1839-1928) [website]
Mother:            Bernetta "Brently" Ann Houseman (~1833-<1876) 

Spouse:

Name:           Margaret Belle Stephens
Birth:            18 Mar 1864            Illinois
Death:            18 Oct 1933            Chatfield, Navarro County, Texas Age: 69
Death Memo:            Book 5, pg 439 Reg. Dist # 11529
Burial:            Oct 1933            Rose Hill Cemetery, Blooming Grove, Texas Age: 69
Burial Memo:            Undertaker: R. Bruce McCormick
Occupation:            Housewife
Father:            Andrew Stephens
Mother:            Adline Priddy

Marriage:            25 Mar 1883            Randolph County, AR

Children:  Inez (1883-1971) - Obituary
                 Teulah May (1885-1975)
                 Ester Maude (1888-1972)
                 William Alfred "Will or Willie" (1889-1966) - (WWI Draft Card)
                 Effie Pearl (1892-1985) - Obituary
                 Jessie J. (1894-1984) - Rose Hill Cemetery
                 Burley Van (1897-1966)
                 Marvin Dewey (1899-1992) - (WWI Draft Card)
                 Ernest Leahman (1902-1988) - Frost Cemetery
                 John Miles (1905-1981)

Notes for Alfred Flower Hatley:

Story is told that Alfred went home to Arkansas when his daddy died. He stayed quite a while.  Some speculate that he was looking for the money his daddy "supposedly" had buried behind the barn.

Notes for Margaret Belle (Stephens) (Spouse 1)

Death Certificate # 47227 (copy on file).  Informant on death certificate was G. W. Magee of Blooming Grove.  Believe that should have been G. F. Magee son-in-law of Margaret.

Marriage Record of Alfred Hatlty & Lula Robinson, his second wife

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