A. Fay Hatch
Antonia Fay Hatch, aged 87, went peacefully to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on August 23, 2019 in Winter Garden, Florida.

She as born in Roanoke, Alabama to Rev. Andrew Wade Benefield and Mary Velma (Greene) Benefield. Fay, as she liked to be called, grew up in Alabama and Florida with two younger brothers, Richard and Dale. After graduating from Eustis High School, Eustis, Florida, she attended Anderson College, Anderson, Indiana where she met her future husband, Rev. Wilber B. Hatch. She and her husband were married over 60 years in which they added to their family daughters Diane, Darlene and Denise.

Fay was active in fulltime ministry with her husband for over 40 years with Wilber serving as Senior Pastor in Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) congregations in Florida and Alabama, including Live Oak Community Church of God, Live Oak, Florida. She was involved in music ministry, planning & leading choirs & worship services as well as special programs and events.

Fay was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother, Richard Benefield and her son-in-law, Alan Reed.

Fay is survived by her three daughters and their spouses, Diane Reed, Darlene (Kevin) Wahaus, and Denise (Bill) Webb; her seven grandchildren: Rachel (Ryan) Bertschman, Kyle Wahaus, David (Mallory) Reed, Alyson Wahaus, Hannah Wahaus, Matthew Reed and Ashley Webb; and her seven great-grandchildren, Noah, Katie, Isla, Asher, Eli, Alan, and Owen. She is survived by other relatives and friends.

Services for Fay Hatch will be at Bolton Funeral Home in Columbiana, Alabama on Saturday, September 28, 2019 with the visitation at 2:00 pm and the service at 3:00 pm. Burial will be at K-Springs Cemetery, Chelsea, Alabama.
Published on September 25, 2019


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Oct 05, 2019
You will be missed Mrs Fay