McAlister-Hatten, Billie Jo

Billie McAlister Hatten, 89, of Anderson, SC, widow of John Wilson Hatten passed away Sunday, May 26, 2019. She was born February 8, 1930 in Kenova, WV a daughter of the late, Robert B. McAlister and Ruby Hitchcock Gorst. Billie was a 1948 graduate of C-K High School. She was a homemaker who cared for her husband and children. Billie was also preceded in death by one brother-in-law, Claude Gilkerson.   She is survived by one son, John Hatten and his wife, Dara and their children, Christopher and Austin Hatten; one daughter, Rene’ McElveen and her children, Nicholas and Alexis McElveen. Other survivors include her brother and his wife, Robert D. and Rebecca McAlister; two sisters, Betty Gilkerson and Emma May Hurst and her husband, Gale; two brothers-in-law, Carl D. Hatten and Frank Hatten and his wife, Tiny; one sister-in-law, Eleanor Meadows and many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be conducted from Noon to 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 31, 2019 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova, W.Va. Funeral services will begin immediately following the visitation at 2:00p.m. Burial will follow in Maple Hill Cemetery. Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer Association. Online condolences may be expressed at