Imogene Hathaway, 95, of Los Angeles, California, died Tuesday, May 4, 2021. Mrs. Hathaway was a native of Crossett Camp, a resident of Los Angeles since 1958, and a former resident of Wilmot. A 1943 graduate of Wilmot High School, she attended the Arkansas Baptist University, where she received a degree in Nursing. Mrs. Hathaway was a veteran of the United States Navy and served six and a half years during the Korean Conflict, having been stationed in Japan and Guam. She rose to the rank of Lieutenant and was honorably discharged in 1954. She worked at Centinela Hospital in Los Angeles, California for 40 years as a Staff Nurse, Charge Nurse and retired as Director of Admitting. She had the honor of working with Dr. Frank Jobe, the inventor of the “Tommy John” surgery. Mrs. Hathaway passed away just one month shy of her 96th birthday.
She is preceded in death by her parents, C.E. & Myrtle Hayden Hathaway and two brothers, Otto Hathaway and El Hathaway.
She is survived by two sons, Greg Greaney and wife, Maria, and David Greaney and wife, Alicia; her daughter, Cynthia Greaney all of Los Angeles, California; a sister, Beulah Hathaway Bierbaum of Hamburg; two granddaughters, Jennifer and Crystal and two great-grandchildren, Ashley and Shae.
Graveside services are 10 a.m, Saturday, August 7, 2021 in the Beech Creek Cemetery with Rev. Ty Danielson officiating. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church, PO Box 352, Hamburg, AR 71646.
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