Omera B. Hathorn

Omera B. Hathorn

Services for Omera B. Hathorn will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 in the chapel of John Kramer & Son Funeral Home, with Dr. B. David Brooks and Rev. David Boothe officiating. Interment will follow in Greenwood Memorial Park.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, May 27, 2013 and again on Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. until till time of service at the funeral home.

Omera B. Hathorn, age 92, of Alexandria passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2013, in Baton Rouge, LA.

She is preceded in death by her parents; Martin and Martha Buckner; her husband of 49 years Charles E. Hathorn; one daughter Louise Kelly and one son Melvin K. Hathorn.

Omera retired from the Department of Agriculture at Louisiana State University at Alexandria. She was a former member of Riverview Baptist Church. Omera was a member of Calvary Baptist Church of Alexandria where she taught Sunday school for many years. She will be greatly missed by her family.

Those left to cherish her memories include her daughters: Loretta Hudgens of Euless, Texas, Margie Cannon and her husband Larry of Monroe, Kaye Barr of Pearland, Texas and Joy Hathorn of Denham Springs, her sons; Daniel E Hathorn and his wife Margie of Pitkin, Charles W. Hathorn and his wife Tobi of Alexandria and Jeffrey M Hathorn and his wife Glenda of Appling, Georgia and her 20 grandchildren.

Pallbearers honored to serve will be Chris Love, Jared Barr, Daniel Hathorn Jr., Jason Hathorn, Kieth Hathorn, Wesley Hathorn, and Chase Hathorn. Honorary pallbearers will be Louie Leatherman, Malcolm Leatherman, and Eddie Leatherman.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made in honor of Omera B. Hathorn to Riverview Baptist Church at 8705 Highway 1 S, Alexandria, LA 71302 or to Calvary Baptist Church of Alexandria at 5011 Jackson Street Ext, Alexandria, LA 71303.

Online notes of condolences may be sent to the Hathorn family at


Funeral Home

Kramer Funeral Home
2905 Masonic Drive Alexandria, LA 71301
(318) 445-6311

Published in The Town Talk on May 26, 2013