Jerry Hatler


Share
Posted Online: Nov. 14, 2012, 5:36 pm
Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story
Jerry Wayne Hatler, 82, of Batesville, Ark., died on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, in Arkansas.
Services were at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at Cord Baptist Church with Jeff Childress officiating under the direction of Willis Funeral Service, Batesville. Private burial services were held on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at Hopewell Cemetery in Cord, Ark., following cremation.
He was born on Aug. 10, 1930, in Keno, Okla., the son of Webster Wayne Hatler and Portia Lee Barber Hatler. He married Cora B. Morse on April 7, 1951.
He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War and worked as a truck driver most of his life. After retiring, he and his wife moved to Arkansas.
Survivors include, his wife, Cora B. Hatler; a son, Dennis Hatler and wife Joan, Pekin, Ill.; three daughters, Charlotte Campbell-Covert and husband John, Joppa, Ala., Connie Henderson and husband Bill, Diaz, Ark., Debra Peterson and husband David Sr., Andover; a sister, Vada Bradley, Jonesboro, Ark.; and 11 grandchildren, Joe Parker, Mandy Peterson, Brad Campbell, Travis Hatler, David Peterson Jr., Margaret Campbell, Joshua Hatler and Wade Hatler, Patricia Campbell, Rodney Henderson and Jodi Moody. Jerry was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers.












 



Local events heading








  Today is Monday, July 28, the 209th day of 2014. There are 156 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Port Byron passengers and mails will be transported by the Sterling and Rock Island railroad.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The congregation of the First Methodist church worshiped in Harper's theater, where construction work is being done at the church site.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Three-eye baseball for Moline was assured the Danville Franchise will be transferred to the Plow city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Roseville Methodist Church is observing its 100th anniversary.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The last remaining unfinished portion of Interstate 80 between the Quad-Cities and Joliet will be opened to traffic by Aug 12.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Of all the highlights of the last 12 years, this is the greatest of all, said Dennis Hitchcock, producer director of Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, as he torched the mortgage, clearing a $220,000 loan financing the downtown Rock Island theater's beginnings in 1977.




(More History)