Esau Hackett

Published 8:11 pm Thursday, February 11, 2010

Services for Esau Hackett, of Summit, are 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb.13, at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Bogue Chitto, withburial in the church cemetery. R.E. Tyler Funeral Home is in chargeof arrangements.

Visitation is Friday from noon until 8 p.m. at the funeral home,with family present from 7 until 8 p.m.

Mr. Hackett, 91, died Feb. 4, 2010, at his residence. He was bornin Osyka on Jan. 19, 1919, to Phillip Hackett and Cassie WallsHackett.

Subscribe to our free email newsletter

Get the latest news sent to your inbox

He was a former cement truck driver. He was a U.S. Army veteran,serving during World War II.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Earlene RobinsonHackett; his son, Eddie Hackett; and his 18 brothers andsisters.

Survivors are his sons, Willie Hackett and Curtis Hackett, both ofSummit, Jimmy Hackett, of Allen, Texas, Esau Hackett Jr., LevellHackett and Prentiss Hackett, all of Joplin, Mo., Maurice Hackett,of San Antonio, Antonio Hackett, of Tulsa, Okla., and EnnisHackett, of Clarksdale; his daughters, Carishana Brown, of McComb,Patricia Hisser, of Summit, Endora Potter, of Cleveland, Ohio, andEmma Crossley, of Plano, Texas; his brother, Jacob Hackett, ofBoston, Mass.; his sisters, Mattie Hackett, of Wisconsin and RoseLee Hackett, of Shaw; his 30 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildrenand 10 great-great-grandchildren.