Ann Hatcher, 84, of Independence, went to the Lord Sept. 29, 2010, at her home, surrounded by her family.

Ann Hatcher, 84, of Independence, went to the Lord Sept. 29, 2010, at her home, surrounded by her family.

Ann was born June 12, 1926, in Maysville, Mo., the daughter of Arval and Velma E. (Thomas) Carner.

She was a longtime member of New Salem Baptist Church. Ann worked in caring for children. She loved animals and “wrasslin’.”

Ann was preceded in death by her husband Dewey Hatcher in 1991.

Survivors include two children, Diana Hatcher and Dean Hatcher, both of Independence, and four grandchildren, Ean Hatcher, Ashley Cauthon, Elija Hatcher and Shea Hatcher.

The family suggests contributions to Heartland Hospice, 1001 East 101st Terrace, Suite 180, Kansas City, Mo., 64131.

Funeral service will be 1 p.m., Monday, Oct. 4, 2010, at New Salem Baptist Church. Burial in Salem Association Cemetery.

Visitation will be 6 p.m. - 8 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 3, 2010, at New Salem Funeral Home.

For the guestbook to leave condolences for the Hatcher family, visit www.newsalemfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements: New Salem Funeral Home, 816-796-8600.