Imogene Hathaway, 95, of Los Angeles, California, died May 4, 2021. She was a native of Crossett Camp, a resident of Los Angeles since 1958, and a former resident of Wilmot.
Mrs. Hathaway was a 1943 graduate of Wilmot High School and attended the Arkansas Baptist University where she received a degree in nursing.
She 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 the 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 was preceded in death by her parents, C.E. and 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, of Los Angeles, California; her daughter, Cynthia Greaney of Los Angeles; a sister, Beulah Hathaway Bierbaum of Hamburg; two granddaughters, Jennifer and Crystal and two great-grandchildren, Ashley and Shae.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m, Saturday, August 7, at the Beech Creek Cemetery with Rev. Ty Danielson officiating.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church, PO Box 352, Hamburg, AR 71646.