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William Henry Hathcock, 77, of Flowood, formerly of Durant, died Saturday, January 19, 2019 at his residence. Visitation was held Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at First Baptist Church in Durant from 1:00 p.m. until the service time at 3:00 p.m. Burial as in Brister Cemetery in Durant.
William Henry was born April 21, 1941 to Audis Hathcock and Sallie Mae McBride Hathcock. For 31 years he was employed with the Mississippi State Highway Patrol where he served as Trooper and Investigator. For 24 years he was a member of the Mississippi National Guard. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Durant; a fraud investigator for Progressive Insurance; worked at Southern Funeral Home; was a Mason with the Lexington Lodge #24; and a Shriner.
Survivors are his wife Betty Gail Hathcock; son Starks Hathcock (Wendy) of Brandon; daughter Stephanie Rodgers (Tony) of Brandon; sisters, Betty Faye Edwards of Durant and Lynn Hancock of Bentonia; grandchildren, Hillary and Kaleigh Hathcock.
Memorials may be made to Park Place Christian Academy, 201 Park Place Drive, Pearl, MS 39208; St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959 or Wounded Warriors Projects, P.O. Box 75817; Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517.

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