Hattie Pratt, passed from this life Saturday morning October 17, 2009 at the age of 104 years and 10 months. Hattie was born on December 16, 1904 in what was then Indian Territory. She was one of 9 children, including sisters Mae Burgess, Nellie McCoy Ray, Ethel Williford and five brothers Zeke, Claude, Oley, Riley and Homer Goodwin. Her parents were Eva Maude Howard and John W. Goodwin.
Hattie grew up in a lively home filled with lots of love and fun. She always commented that even though they were poor she had a great life. Hattie loved music, dancing (called Saturday Nite Hoe-Downs) going to county fairs and old time revivals. It was at one of these revivals that she met Henry Pratt, the love of her life. They married in November of 1928 and were blessed with one daughter, India born in August of 1931. India married Jack McIver and blessed Hattie and Henry with 5 grand children. She and Henry farmed and raise cattle in Lebanon until his death March of 1986. Hattie was always by Henry's side.
Hattie was active in the Lebanon Church of Christ as long as she was able to drive. Hattie became ill in July 2009 and spent her last 3 months of life at the Brookside Nursing Center.
Hattie will be greatly missed, she never met a stranger she didn't like. She had an excellent mind that could recall much of Marshall County history, and was known by most as Aunt Hattie.
She is survived by
5 Grandchildren: Laura Bennett and husband; David, Fruita Colorado
Vanessa McIver, Duluth, Georgia
David McIver and wife; Ann, Brownsburg, Indiana
Roger McIver and wife; Liz, Altus, Oklahoma
Ann McIver, Marietta, Oklahoma
2 Great Grandchildren: Stefan Soder and Kevin McIver
1 Brother: Homer Goodwin, Rohnent Park, California
Saturday October 24, 2009, 10:00 am at Watts Memorial Chapel, Madill, Oklahoma
Saturday October 24, 2009 at Keel Cemetery, Madill, Ok
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