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Hattie Ailene ‘Pat’ Williams

Hattie Ailene “Pat” Williams, 97, of Mesa, Ariz., died peacefully at her home at Fellowship Square on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, while surrounded by children, friends, and loved ones,

Hattie was born Feb. 4, 1921, to Lee Franklin and Minnie Jane Lemery Tadlock. She was the youngest of nine children, all of whom preceded her in death. On March 5, 1949, she married United States Army Captain Curtis F. Williams, in Richmond, Ind. This union was blessed by five children. Mr. Williams died Nov. 4, 1984.

Throughout her life, Hattie was a mover, a shaker, and a doer. Both following her husband’s military career, and also her professional career, she has been in 48 states and traveled to six overseas countries.

She had been a professional assistant for Headstart, NYC Fiscal Offices; O’Conner Coffee Company, Scottsdale School System; as well as a professional government assistant to the Transportation Division of the Department of Defense; the War Manpower Commission, Troop Movement Division; and Secretary to Chief of Staff for Fort Mason,

Hattie’s family always being foremost in her heart, she served lovingly as den mother, 4-H leader, Boy Scout scoutmaster assistant, little league/khoury league scorekeeper, band boosters’ officer, national as well as local P.T.A. officer, Scottsdale Education Office Professionals (SEOP), and vice-president then president of Arizona Educational Officer Professionals (AEOP). But the job-position-profession she loved the most was mother.

Hattie leaves behind two daughters, Cathy Lynn and Patti Jayne, four sons, James Edward, Curtis Franklin, Tex Lee of Vandalia, and Yancey Roger; along with 19 grand-children, 38 great-grandchildren, and 17 great-great grand-children.

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