Hattie Frances Brooks Hyatt (of the Vanntown Community) was born on February 16, 1925 in Madison County, Alabama, to the late Joel Earl and Mary Cole Brooks. She entered Heaven’s gates on January 2, 2021.
She was married to the love of her life, Thomas “Tom” Hyatt, for 65 years at the time of his death in 2007.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, W.D. Brooks; infant sister, Ruby; infant brother Junior; and sons-in-law, David Warren and Johnny Quick.
Survivors include her daughters, Brenda (Rev. Ray) Gardner, Judy Warren, and Janie Quick of the Vanntown Community; grandchildren, Jeff (Melany) Gardner, Jackie (Mike) Jernigan, Janna (Kirby) Walker, Carla (Al) Gault, Angie (Jared) Bradley, and Edie (David) Martin; great-grandchildren, Chase Gardner, Kaylee (Conner) Hensley, Kevin (Whitney) Jernigan, Kyle Jernigan, Dalton Davidson, Bryant Walker, Makinsie (Forrest) Gifford, Alex Gault, Anna Belle Bradley (fiance Tyler Pruett), Nic Bradley, Emma Martin, Faith Martin, and Leah Martin.
Mama Frances, as she has been lovingly called for 57 years, is also survived by the Hyatt/Brooks Families and her Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Family.
Due to health concerns for the family and friends, a private service is planned at this time. Burial will be in Lincoln Cemetery. A memorial service will be planned at a later date for extended family and friends.
Memorials may be made to the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Building Fund, 353 Stewarts Chapel Road, Flintville, Tennessee 37335 or a charity of your choice.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Hattie Frances Brooks Hyatt.