Bobbie Gatlin

Published 5:00 am Friday, June 19, 2009

Bobbie Gatlin, 80, of McComb, passed away June 18, 2009, atMcComb Extended Care.

Visitation was Friday from 9 a.m. until services at 11 a.m. atJones Family Funeral Services in McComb. Dr. Barry Ward officiated.Burial was in Hollywood Cemetery.

Mrs. Gatlin was born Sept. 25, 1928, in Brookhaven. She was thedaughter of the late Walton and Gertrude Farmer Morgan.

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Mrs. Gatlin was a wonderful homemaker and a member of the FirstBaptist Church in Magnolia. Her family said she was a loving motherwith a smile for all. She lost her battle with Alzheimer’s andcancer and is now at home with Jesus. Her job was rearing herfamily and later caring for her husband of 46 years, who wasbedridden. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Kenneth H.Gatlin; a sister, Yvonne Norton; a brother, R.W. Morgan; and agrandson, Kenny Gatlin.

Mrs. Gatlin is survived by her two sons, Randy and wife, AngelGatlin, of Denham Springs, La., and Ricky Gatlin, of Baton Rouge,La.; three daughters and their spouses, Linda and Dick Stogner, ofMcComb, Kathy and Steve Quin, of Summit, and Pam and StanHartfield, of Denham Springs; seven grandchildren, Mike Stogner,Vicky Williams, Amy Rhodes, Stacy Baize, Jessica Gatlin, ChristyGatlin and Paige Gatlin; and eight great-grandchildren along withnumerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Mike Stogner, Dick Stogner, Damon Williams,Ricky Gatlin, Don Burkhalter and Tom Dickinson.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice Compassus,140 Fifth St., North McComb, MS 39648.