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Hattie Pigford

Service Date: July 31, 2021
Visitation Info: Linnemann Funeral Home Erlanger
Service Info: Linnemann Funeral Home Erlanger
Service Info
Hattie H. Pigford was born on April 20, 1928  in Thomaston, Georgia. She was one of two children born to the late Charlie Kendall and Ada Beatrice Miller Kendall. Her sister Florence preceded her.
She met and married Willie N. Green at an early age and to this union 4 children were born, Ronald, Wilnet (both preceded her in death), Cornell and Valarie. Later in life she married the love of her life Richard Pigford from this union Teresa was born.
 Hattie was educated throughout the New York City school system. Hattie worked for Barricini candy company for many years. From there she went to work for the New York Telephone company as an operator until her retirement.
Hattie loved the Lord, as well as her church and church family . She knew HE wanted her to be a blessing to others. She demonstrated this knowledge in the way she interacted with her family, life long friends and total strangers.  She was a member of Jackson Memorial AME Zion Church in Hempstead, NY. where she worked tirelessly on as many ministries as  time would allow. To name a few; she was a missionary, class leader, choir member, member of the breakfast committee, the lay council and worked on many other ministries throughout the church. Hattie was also a member of Sandy Grove  Baptist in Clio, S.C. and she belonged to Eureka Grand Chapter of the Prince Hall Order of the Eastern Stars; Deborah Past Matron Chapter #31.
Hattie loved to travel, was an avid reader, she read her Bible and the Daily Word daily. She enjoyed a good novel or a book of inspirational words. She loved to entertain and her house was the home of love that all her family members and friends were drawn to. Hattie’s love of life and family  always drew a crowd and continued even throughout her last days. Hattie was known to more than just her family as “Mother”. Her love for people and children was easily noticed by anyone who met her. She was a vibrant woman who always had a smile on her face and love in her heart. Hattie’s family always came first in her life and she was known to them as the peacekeeper. Total strangers usually didn’t remain strangers for long. She was a good listener who provided sound and loving guidance. She didn’t provide sugarcoated guidance, just truth wrapped up in love. She would provide you a shoulder to lean on and strong arms for comfort and love. In later life, she also enjoyed spending time at the casino.
She leaves to cherish her memory and continue her legacy her children; Cornell (Olga) Green of Clarkston, Ga, Valarie Quick, of Laurinburg, N.C Teresa (Antonio) Rivera of Walton, Ky., Wendy (Steven) of Suugarland, Texas Grandchildren; Lance, Jeffrey, Maurice, Sharice, Tamisha, De’Jhon, Richie, Ricky, Pamela( Antonio), Tanya,(Oscar), Shelly,(Jason) Anthony (Tashi) and Stephen,  Stacey and  Julian and Great-Grandchildren; Kiyanna, Amber, Demarious, Nahla, Mahki, Ezekiel,  Akeem, Raheem,  Ayanna, Ayrianna, Janya, Kali, Nyla, Tylik, Harmony, Indiah, Brielle, Noah, Ethan, Kingston, and Sofia and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family, other relatives and friends. Hattie will be deeply missed by those who knew and loved her.
Visitation for Hattie will be held at Linnemann Funeral Homes in Erlanger, KY from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Friday, July 30, 2021. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 31 at 10:30 AM . In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
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4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Linnemann Funeral Home Erlanger

30 Commonwealth Avenue
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Linnemann Funeral Home Erlanger

30 Commonwealth Avenue

Hattie Pigford

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Hattie Pigford


With deepest sympathy to the family

We are so sorry for your loss. Hattie was a beautiful kindhearted loving person. She is an angel with God. Marvin & Delise Gainey

To the family

Our deepest sympathies. We are so sorry for your loss. Hattie was the sweetest person. Always so kind. We will miss her so much. Cousin Debbie and Joe

Bernice Jamison Turner

To be absent from the body is to be Present with the Lord! Aunt Hattie, and Mother Kate will forever cherish your memory in our hearts! We love you but God Loves you best! R I H

Forever In Our Hearts

Your Mom was such an incredible woman. Besides being one of the nicest people I have ever met, she was another “Mom” to me and “Grand Ma Hattie” to my children. Her love and friendship to us over many years will forever be remembered and cherished.
May you all feel the Lords comforting arms around you .
Cecile O’Brien & Family

With Sympathy In The Loss of Your Mother

May your Mother’s Life be honored by all she Loved.
May her Memory be Cherished for all she gave.
May your Hearts be comforted by all you shared.
From Aunt Millie and Family

Dear Grandma..

I wish you eternal peace
I love you with all of my heart
You didn’t know it but as a woman I get my calmness from you
I have always loved being around you it was just a calm secure loving feeling with a splash of boogie that I TRY to emulate.
I love you, I love you, I love you.
Rest In Heaven Grandma Hattie

Our Deepest Sympathy

To the family ,
You have our deepest condolences.
Phillip ,Cecile’ , Phillip II and Phylicia