Harriett G. Mackel went to be with the Lord on March 14, 2017. She was the beloved daughter of the late Harry & Jesse Gatlin. She was born and raised in Gary, IN. She was a retired educator and administrator of the Gary Community School Corporation. She is also preceded in death by sisters Geraldine (John) Hudson and Rose Smith. Harriett leaves to cherish her memory, her brother Harry T, Gatlin Jr.; sister Gloria Gatlin; aunt Jamesetta (Henry Sr.) Meadows; sister-in-law Curly Gatlin-Adams and a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great nephews, cousins, sorority sisters, other relatives and friends. Visitation Monday, March 20, 2017 at 9:00 a. m.- 10:00a.m. with the Delta Sigma Theta Omega Omega Service & Family hour at 10:00 a.m. with funeral service to follow at 11:00a.m. all services at Trinity United Church of Christ, 1267 W 20th Ave, Gary, IN 46407. Officiated by Rev. Dr. John E. Jackson, Sr.