Bennie Jo Hatfield, 76, of Anahuac, Texas, passed away on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 in Winnie, Texas. She was born on December 8, 1940 in Joaquin, Texas and the youngest of four children to John and Cora Hutto Majors. Jo graduated from Tenaha High School in 1959 and has been a resident of the Anahuac area for 47 years.
Jo loved to spend time with her family and most of all, spoiling all her grandchildren. She had many hobbies, some of which included knitting and sewing, whittling, working jigsaw puzzles, reading books and playing on her computer. Jo enjoyed the outdoors from bird watching to camping and even known to be an expert shot on the rifle. She also liked to travel and going to the casinos, where she spent her time playing at the slots.
Jo was preceded in death by her parents; her loving husband Guy E. Hatfield; her son James Hatfield; her grandson Kevin Wylie; and her brothers JC and Royce Majors. She is survived by her sons Guy Hatfield, II and wife Michelle of Anahuac and David Hatfield and wife Stacey of Hankamer; her daughter Melinda Wylie and husband James of Rye; her sister Eleanor Billingsley of Texas City; her 7 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren; and a host of other loving relatives and friends. Jo will be deeply missed by all who knew her.
Honoring the family and serving as pallbearers will be John Hatfield, SSG, Jonathan Day, Aaron Kelley, Bubba Carter, Josh Carter and Willis Cormier. Honorary pallbearers will be Landon Hatfield, Logan Hatfield, Jared Lacombe and Dr. Ben Beaoui.
Friends are invited to visit with the family from 5pm until 8pm on Thursday, February 23, 2017 in the chapel of Sterling Funeral Home, 1201 S. Main Street, Anahuac, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 10am on Friday, February 24, 2017 at Sterling Funeral Home. A graveside service and committal will follow at 4pm in Ramah Cemetery in Tenaha, Texas.
Condolences and memories may be shared online at www.sterlingfuneralhome.com