Palmer, Tennessee – Mrs. Hattie Marie Pocus, 84, passed away Tuesday November 3, 2020 at the NHC Sequatchie Nursing Home in Dunlap, Tennessee. She was born in Palmer, Tennessee on November 7, 1935 to Joe Pocus and Naomi Geary Pocus who preceded her in death along with her brother, Melvin Richard “Poss” Pocus.
She was of the Pentecostal faith and had worked as a clerk at Walmart.
She is survived by her son, Terry Hookey, Jasper, TN; daughters, Teresa Gayle King, Stonewall, LA and Barbara Ann Edwards, Ooltewah, TN; sisters, Sue Creighton, Palmer, TN and Joyce (Dr.Edward) Tiller; brothers, Larry and James Pocus; 6 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Sunday in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Jonathan Graham officiating with burial to follow in the Palmer Cemetery. Visitation 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM Saturday at Layne Funeral Home, Palmer, Tennessee. www.laynefuneralhome.com