Helen Irene Hathman, March 5, 1919 — Jan. 2, 2013, of Columbia

Thursday, January 3, 2013 | 3:37 p.m. CST

COLUMBIA — Helen Irene Hathman, 93, of Columbia, passed away Wednesday, January 2, 2013, at Columbia Healthcare.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, January 7, 2013, at Parker Funeral Service.  Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.  Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery.

Helen was born March 5, 1919, in Fulton, Mo., to Thomas Penn and Laura Ruby Hughes Douglas.

She married Amborse Hathman on August 31, 1963, and he survives.

She graduated from Strawn Nursing School and worked as an LPN for many years at Woodhaven Learning Center and Ellis Fischel Cancer Hospital.

Helen enjoyed making crafts and quilting in her spare time.

Survivors include: her husband, of Columbia; three sons, Ronnie Anderton and wife, Debbie, Wayne Anderton and Raymond Anderton; a daughter, Sharon Love and husband, Gary; a brother, Earl Douglas, and wife, Carolyn, a sister, Jenny Roulette; stepson, Ricky Hathman; stepdaughters, Wanda Mansfield, Patricia Alan and Jackie Elaine Wilson; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers and three sisters.

Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society.

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