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Columbia Missourian

Helen Irene Hathman enjoyed making crafts, quilting

By Whitney Hayward
January 3, 2013 | 4:41 p.m. CST

COLUMBIA — Helen Irene Hathman of Columbia died at Columbia Healthcare on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. She was 93. 

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

She married Amborse Hathman on Aug. 31, 1963.

Mrs. Hathman graduated from Strawn Nursing School and worked as a licensed practical nurse at Woodhaven Learning Center and Ellis Fischel Cancer Hospital.

In her spare time, Mrs. Hathman enjoyed making crafts and quilting.

She is survived by her husband, Amborse Hathman; three sons, Ronnie Anderton and his wife, Debbie, Wayne Anderton and Raymond Anderton; one daughter, Sharon Love and her husband, Gary; one brother, Earl Douglas and his wife, Carolyn; one sister, Jenny Roulette; one stepson, Ricky Hathman; three stepdaughters, Wanda Mansfield, Patricia Alan and Jackie Elaine Wilson; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Her parents, five brothers and three sisters died earlier.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at Parker Funeral Services, 22 N. Tenth St. Services will follow at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery.

Memorials may be sent to the American Cancer Society, 1900 N. Providence Road, #105,  Columbia, MO 65202.

Condolences can be posted at parkerfuneralservice.com.