Earnie B. Hatch, a native of Huntsville, passed away on the evening of February 23, 2017 in Conroe. She was 91 years old. Earnie B. was born on July 17, 1925 in Midway, Texas to Leonard and Maggie Curtis. Earnie B. is survived by her family that includes her daughters: Altha Witchet (Fred), Tonia Smith and Carolyn O'Bryant (Charles); grandchildren: LaShanque Cole (James), Lesia Minor, Shaunte' O'Bryant, Thomas Smith (Rotasha), Chamea O'Bryant and Dondre O'Bryant; great-grandchildren: KeAndra, Keith, Khiyah, Eric, Taylor, Tyler, Briara, LaRessia, LaMaya, Christian, Bryce and Armani; sister: Alice Smith (Henry); brother: John Robert Curtis; devoted cousins: Mary Curtis, James Curtis, Ruby Merchant and Lando Jordan; special friends: Vada Hightower, Betty Haynes, Doris Murray, and Cherry Lee O'Bryant, and a host of additional relatives and friends. Friday, March 3, 2017, 12:00 P.M.-7:00 P.M. viewing will be held at the Cox Funeral Home Chapel. Family and friends will gather, Saturday, March 4, 2017, to celebrate Earnie B.'s life, 11:00 A.M. at Greater Zion Missionary Baptist Church. The body will lie in state one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow services at Northside Cemetery in Huntsville.
Published on March 2, 2017