Mrs. Alma Greer Hatton, age 61, of North Street, Boone, passed away Saturday night, March 8, 2014 at Watauga Medical Center.


Born May 9, 1952 in Watauga County she was the daughter of the late Winston Greer and Ruth Whittington Greer. Alma was a compassionate and caring nurse at Watauga Hospital for many years. She was a member of High Country Bible Fellowship. Her battle with cancer opened up so many doors of opportunity to share the Gospel to countless people in the community.



In addition to her mother she is survived by her husband, Rev. Morris Hatton, three children; Charles Hatton of Boone, Pamela Johnson and husband Mark of Fayetteville, and Chad Hatton of Harrisonburg, VA, two grandchildren, Faith Hatton and Isaiah Patton of Fayetteville, and one nephew, Miles Greer of Charlotte. She was preceded in death by her father, Winston Greer and two brothers, Chris and Virgil Greer.

A service to celebrate the life of Alma Greer Hatton will be conducted Wednesday afternoon at 2 o’clock at Austin & Barnes Funeral Home Chapel. Officiating will be Rev. Reggie Hunt. Burial will follow in the Clarissa Hill Cemetery. Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to the Seby B. Jones Cancer Center Emergency Fund, PO Box 2570, Boone, NC 28607.

The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6 o’clock until 8 o’clock at Austin & Barnes Funeral Home.

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