Susie was born on August 22, 1963 in Cartersville, GA, daughter of Alford Shepard and Christine Martin Shepard.
Susie graduated from Cartersville High School in 1981. She then attended Kennesaw State University where she received her Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration. She obtained her Master's Degree in Nursing from Georgia State University. Susie was an extremely caring person who dedicated her entire life to the service of others. She began her medical career at Cartersville Medical Center for twelve years. She then began her work in the private health care industry, and retired after twenty years from Correct Health, where she served as Executive Director of Clinical Services. She was highly respected in her field and will be missed by so many. She was an avid Atlanta Falcons fan, was often times wearing a jersey and she never missed watching a game.
In her spare time, she enjoyed traveling to other countries including Prague, Australia, France and Thailand. She loved spending quality time with her family on the water at Lake Hartwell. She also liked to gamble with her family, playing the slots and three card poker.
Susie is preceded in death by her father, Alford Shepard; granddaughter, Ryder Hatfield.
Survivors include her mother, Christine Martin Shepard; her loving husband of thirty-eight years, Eddie Hatfield; son, Shepard (Katie) Hatfield; granddaughter, Demi Jolynn Hatfield; sister, Renee (Gary) Cochran; nephew, Hunter Cochran; aunt, Kathy King; beloved dog, Brinkley Hatfield.
Graveside Services will be conducted at three-thirty in the afternoon on Tuesday, the 5th of December. 2023 at Oak Hill Cemetery with Rev. Kenny Jacobs officiating.
Serving as pallbearers are Harrison Hatfield, Gary Cochran, Hunter Cochran, James Paul, Blake Martin, Jason Martin, Dr. Steve Mitchell.
Family and friends are cordially invited to a visitation from one o'clock in the afternoon until three on Tuesday, the 5th of December, 2023 at Owen Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Susie's honor to the Etowah Valley Humane Society at www.etowahvalleyhumane.org or any animal charity of your choice.
Owen Funeral Home, 12 Collins Dr., Cartersville, GA 30120 is honored to serve Mrs. Hatfield's family during this time.