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Posted by: Ami Date: September 06, 2001 at 10:41:53
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SISTER FREDDIE L. HATTER, the daughter of the late John Henry and Estelle Campbell Byrdlon was born January 7, 1929 in Galveston, Texas. She received her education in the Galveston County School District and graduated from old Central High School. She was married to the late Albert C. Hatter Jr. And to this union six sons were born. She accepted Christ at an early age and united with the Mt. Olive Baptist Church of Galveston, Texas. In 1958, she relocated to Baton Rouge, Louisiana where she united with the Mt. Gillion Baptist Church where she served tirelessly until her health failed her. She served the Lord in numerous capacities including. Youth Department Director, Youth Choir Sponsor, Vacation Bible School Director, Assistant Director of the Baptist Training Union (BTU) and a faithful member of the deaconess board. Sister Hatter was also a member of the now defunct WXOK Khoralaires and a member of both the Senior and Mass Choirs here at Mt. Gillion. She was also instumental in numerous fund raising projects and supported many other to help build the new Mt. Gillion Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. & Mrs. John Henry Byrdlon; husband, Albert C. Hatter Jr.; one stepson, Albert "Jr. Boy" Hatter; two sisters, Alice B. Patterson & Joyzelle Bell; three brothers, Frank Darrell Byrdlon, Benjamin Diggs and Clarence McDonald Johnson. She leaves to cherish her memory six sons and three daughter-in-laws, Albert Chester (Alice) Hatter, III, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Ronald Louis Hatter, Lester Ray Hatter of Baton Rouge, La., Mitchell Lee (Karen) Hatter of Stafford, Texas, Michael Alan (Mary) Hatter of Gray, La. and Frederick Leon Hatter of Baton Rouge, La. One step daughter, Barbara Gail King of Baton Rouge, La., thirteen grandchildren, Andrea, Alan, Louis, Rasheda, Michael Jr., Errin, Bryan, Nathaniel, Calvin, Joe, Gwen, Johnny, Sandra and a host of great grandchildren. Also cherishing her memory is one sister, Vinnelle (James) Brisco of Missouri City, Texas; four brothers, Melvin (Melissa) Byrdlon of La Marque, Texas; Dr. Harvey J. (Elnora) Johnson, and Rouselle Johnson both of Dallas, Texas; and Willie B. Johnson of Humble, Texas; two sister-in-laws, Eda Mae Albert of Baton Rouge, La., and Lena Johnson of Avondale, La.; two brother-in-laws, James C. Hatter and Lionel Hatter of Baton Rouge, La.; one aunt, Rebecca (Louie) Hill and an uncle, Isaac Campbell of Orange, Texas; and a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces & nephews, cousins, her church family and many friends, neighbors and relatives.
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Missouri City, Texas 77459

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