Charlene Joan Hatley

Born: Fri., Apr. 3, 1936
Died: Wed., Nov. 4, 2015

Funeral Mass

11:00 AM Sat., Nov. 14, 2015
Location: Burns Mortuary

Interment following funeral service

Location: Skyview Memorial Park

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Charlene Joan Hatley

April 3, 1936 – November 4, 2015


Charlene Joan Hatley of Pendleton, passed away Wednesday, November 4, 2015, in Kennewick, Washington, following a brief, but hard fought battle with Leukemia.  She was 79 years old.  

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, November 14, 2015, at 11:00 AM at Burns Mortuary of Pendleton Chapel, with interment to follow at Skyview Memorial Park in Pendleton.  Sign the online condolence book at   Burns Mortuary of Pendleton is in charge of arrangements. 

Charlene was born to Carl and Verna Shipley on April 3, 1936, in Hillsboro, Oregon, and spent most of her childhood in that area.  At age 16 she married Hillary Hector and over the course of 17 years had five children.  She married Albert Hatley in 1971 in Pullman, Washington, where they raised their daughter Cindy.  They moved to Pilot Rock, and then Pendleton, in the early nineties.  She enjoyed bowling, crafts, camping, spending time with family and in her younger days, stock car and go-kart racing.  She was a member of the Eagles in which she held several offices and was a member of the Camper Club.

She was preceded in death by her husband Al, her son Dennis Hector, step-son Scott Hatley and sister Juanita Lester. 

She is survived by: her sister Marjorie Casteel of Carlton, Oregon, sons Greg, Bart, and Bret Hector, daughters Ellen Hector and Cindy Roderick, step-daughters Cheryl Wildman and Carla Shaner, thirty-nine grandchildren, forty great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. 

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Gale McDaniel
   Posted Wed November 11, 2015
I am so sorry for your loss. od bless your family

Mrs. Ganaway
   Posted Thu November 12, 2015
I'm sorry for the loss of your dear loved one, Charlene, and may you be comforted by the God of all comfort, Jehovah, thru his word the holy bible at Psalms 34:18: Jehovah is close to the brokenhearted; He saves those who are crushed in spirit." God's word also says at Isaiah 25:8: He will swallow up death forever, And the Sovereign Lord Jehovah will wipe away the tears from all faces.......For Jehovah himself has spoken it." God's word says at Revelation 21:4,5: And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away. 5: And the one seated on the throne said: "Look! I am making all things new." Also he says: "Write, for these words are faithful and true." This is what God's Kingdom, under Jesus Christ rulership, will accomplish in the near future for all those who love righteousness. God's word assures us at Psalms 37:11,29: But the meek will possess the earth, And they will find exquisite delight in the abundance of peace. 29: The righteous will possess the earth, And they will live forever on it."

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