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Eva Mae Hatcher

March 16, 1926 - February 2, 2020

Eva Mae Hatcher, 93, of Newport News, Virginia went to be with the Lord on February 2, 2020.

Mrs. Hatcher was born March 16, 1926 in Lawton, West Virginia. Daughter of the late Albert and Creasie Grimmett, she was an active member of Stevens Memorial Baptist Church, where she served as a teacher for the ladies’ class and activities director for the church seniors. She was preceded in death by her devoted husband of 50 years, Edward C. Hatcher Sr., her daughter Eva Sue Houston, and her foster son, Henry Ward.

Survivors include her son: Edward C. Hatcher, Jr. and his wife, Dorothy of Williamsburg; a brother, Jack Grimmett and wife Peggy of Ohio; sister Shelby Goble and her husband, Joe of Tennessee; 11 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, 3 great-great grand children and a host of nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at Altmeyer funeral Home Denbigh Chapel, 12893 Jefferson Ave. Newport News, Virginia on Thursday, February 6 from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m.

A funeral service will be held at Friday, February 7, at 11:00 am at Stevens Memorial Baptist Church, 224 Richneck Road, Newport News, with Dr. Jay Russ officiating Burial will be at 3:00 p.m. at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, 6309 E. Virginia Beach Blvd.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Stevens Memorial Baptist Church, Benevolent Fund.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, February 6, 2020

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Altmeyer Funeral Home – Denbigh Chapel

12893 Jefferson Avenue
Newport News, VA 23608

Service Information

Date: Friday, February 7, 2020

Time: 11:00 am

Stevens Memorial Baptist Church

224 Richneck Rd, Newport News, VA 23608

Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, February 7, 2020

Time: 3:00 pm


Woodlawn Memorial Gardens

6309 E Virginia Beach Blvd.
Norfolk, Virginia 23502

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