Brenda Sue (Downey) Hatcher

March 8, 1943 ~ February 28, 2022 (age 78)


Brenda Sue Hatcher, 78 of Columbia, died Sunday, February 27, 2022 at Baptist Health Hospital in Elizabethtown.

Brenda was born March 8, 1943 to the late Marvin and Thirsie Keltner Downey.  In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Bob Hatcher, five brothers, Coy, Hollis, Thomas, Kenneth and Arlin Downey, two sisters, Diana Stone and Zenith Hatcher and a grandchild, Skyler Hatcher.  Brenda was a homemaker and member of Milltown Church.

Survivors include:

Three sons – Jeff  Hatcher (Vicki), Randy Hatcher ( Sharon Gupton),  and Brad Hatcher (Melinda Knight)  all of Columbia

One daughter – Miranda Hatcher of Columbia

One brother – Jimmie Downey of Columbia

Two sisters – Evon Legg and Geneva Holmes both of Columbia

Seven grandchildren – Malisha Hatcher (Austin Henderson), Blake Hatcher (Abby), Zack Hatcher, Tristen Keith, Austin Hatcher, Jeffery Burton (Kristy), and Stephanie Richards

Five great-grandchildren – Krew Henderson, Autumn Burton, Jordan Burton, J.R. Kelsay, and a great-grandson due in May 2022

Several nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends

Funeral services – Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at 10:00 A.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Barney Taylor, Bro. William Davenport and Bro. Tim Cooper officiating

Burial in Haven Hill Cemetery

Visitation after 4:00 P. M. Tuesday

Casket Bearers – Blake Hatcher, Jeffery Burton, Zack Hatcher, Tristen Keith, Austin Hatcher and Colton Downey


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March 1, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
200 Campbellsville Street
Columbia, Kentucky 42728

Funeral Service
March 2, 2022

10:00 AM
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
200 Campbellsville Street
Columbia, Kentucky 42728

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