Hattie Timberlake Southall
HAMPTON, VA - Hattie Timberlake Southall, 94, passed away of natural causes on April 4, 2014 in Mattaponi, VA. She was a native of Plum Point and had lived 46 years in Hampton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Southall. Hattie is survived by two daughters Lucy S. Propst (John) of Williamsburg and Mary Frances Southall Waller of Newport News. She is also survived by four grandchildren Laura Ogle (Todd), Steven Propst (Erin), Nancy Rilee (Steve) and Adam Waller (Alisha); five great-grandchildren and 32 nieces and nephews. Hattie had been a member of American Business Women's Association and of Calvary Baptist Church. She retired as an executive secretary of the Daily Press in 1983. A funeral service will be held 12 Noon, Monday, April 7th in Calvary Baptist Church, 4700 Huntington Avenue, Newport News, VA. Reverend Dr. Paul Lawson will be officiating the service. The family will receive friends 11 a.m. to Noon Monday before the service at the church. Interment will follow after the service in Sunny Slope Cemetery, West Point, VA. Vincent Funeral Home is handling arrangements. Tributes may be posted at www.vincentfh.com
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Published by Daily Press on Apr. 5, 2014.
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My Grandparents lived across the hall from Hattie at The Shipyard Apartments. Mr. and Mrs. Hunter W, Wynne. My father and I also lived there for a short time in 1964 / 1965. I remember Miss Hattie taking her daughter to Portsmouth, Va. to check out the school of Nursing there. Miss Hattie let me come along for the adventure. Ii guess I was 10 / 11? Anyway, Miss Hattie was a wonderful lady. She kept in touch with me after my grandparents and father past. She was still working at the Daily Press.
Marshall W. Wynne
Classmate
February 26, 2021
My family and I lived next door to Mrs. Southall many years ago. We have fond memories of her. My mother often said she was her favorite neighbor. Rest in peace Mrs. Southall. Michelle (Murray) Martin and family
April 22, 2014
Received a text yesterday from Loretta advising me of Hattie's passing and I am so sorry that I did not attend the funeral and spend a few minutes with the family that loved her so much! She knew how blessed she was to have such wonderful children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and other loving family members and friends. I can see her in my mind smiling and bagging about her children to my mom. What a blessing to have known her! My sympathies to you and I know she and Ginny are catching up on the happenings since they last talked.
Vivian Starnes Calhoun
April 16, 2014
I just learned of Hattie Southall's death from a former reporter at the Daily Press and we exchanged fond memories of the many kindnesses Hattie did for us -- and how good and loyal she was -- to the newspaper, the families, and those whose lived revolved around 7505 Warwick Blvd. for so many years.
Will Molineux
April 9, 2014
Mary Frances ... I was very sorry to hear of the passing of your mother ... our thoughts and prayers go out to you .
April 7, 2014
Mary Francis and Lucy and families,
Our sincere sympathy for your loss.
Mike & Linda (Sills) Starnes
April 7, 2014
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Beverly Miller Sledge
April 7, 2014
Mary Francis and Lucy,

Please accept our condolences for your Mom's passing. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.
Val and Tom Trovato
April 7, 2014
Mary Frances & Lucy, we are so sorry to read of your mothers passing. I can only remember her wonderful smile and the way she made all of us laugh. Thanks for sharing her with us while we were growing up at Calvary Baptist. Never forget all the wonderful memories you have of her and now its time to let her rest in peace and make the heavens ring with laughter. God Bless you both and your families during this difficult time.
Barbara & Clyde Banton
April 7, 2014
Mary Francis and Lucy,
Please accept my condolences on the passing of your Mom. When I think of her I always remember her sense of humor. She would come up with some of the funniest things and really had a way with words. I always enjoyed just listening to her. She was a loving person and I know she is probably sharing that wonderful sense of humor in heaven.
Gail Pearce
April 6, 2014
Mary Frances & family:
Lou and I were so sorry to of "Moms" passing. We will miss her humor and our fun conversations but know she is with the angels.
Lou and Sarah
Sarah Kressaty
April 6, 2014
Mary Frances, I am so sorry about the loss of your mother. May God comfort you and all your family.
Diane Parrish Bartlett
April 6, 2014
Mary Frances,
I am so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. I remember so fondly & she was such a lovely lady & so much fun.
May her memories give you comfort at this time. Take care. Love you.
Brenda Insley
April 6, 2014
MARY FRANCIS AND LUCY AND FAMILIES, MY SINCERE SYMPATHY ON YOUR GREAT LOSS. I KNOW MARY FRANCIS, SHE WAS A GREAT LADY, BECAUSE SHE RAISED A GREAT LADY IN BOTH YOU AND LUCY. MAY GOD GRANT YOU BOTH PEACE, AND KEEP YOU BOTH IN HIS CARE. LOVE AND WARM THOUGHTS. JOAN VARTULI, POQUOSON
April 6, 2014
So sorry to learn of your mother's passing and know that the days ahead you will be feeling a loss, know that she is now in the comfort of God's loving arms and find peace. It is never easy but those that care about you are keeping you in their prayers.
Cheryl Rosser Ochsenfeld
April 6, 2014
Mary Francis,
Larry and I are so sorry for your loss. Dee Hodges Bartram
Dee Bartram
April 6, 2014
Miss Hattie was a very special person. She was a very good friend to my mother and my mother treasured their friendship. You & your family are in my thoughts during this most difficult time.
Luanne Godfrey White
April 6, 2014
Mary Frances and Lucy, I have many memories of your mother. She always was such fun to be around. You both were blessed to have had her in your lives for so long. May God comfort you now and in the days ahead.
Anita Becker
April 5, 2014
Mary Frances and Lucy, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your sweet Mother. I have very fond memories of her. I will be thinking of you both. God bless! Pauline Collins Shofner
April 5, 2014
A Sweet Lady I loved to be around and met when our son married her granddaughter. She knew how to love her family.
Gale Ogle
April 5, 2014
Hattie was my Aunt by marriage for 23 years. She was one of the most gracious people I have ever known. Hattie always made me laugh with her great sense of humor. I am so sorry for her family's loss.
Paulette Crews-Beidleman
April 5, 2014
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