Joyce May Hatton

August 14, 1919October 29, 2018

Joyce, 99, of Liberty, MO passed away peacefully with family by her side on Monday October 29, 2018. Joyce was born August 14, 1919 in Suffolk, England to Emma Arbon. Joyce was a survivor of the second World War on the European front including the bombing in London. She was a knitter making hats for service men and women and cancer patients. Joyce loved her crosswords puzzles and was an excellent green thumb.

Joyce was preceded in death by her son, Phillip Hatton; her daughter, Pamela Voller; 2 sisters, Connie Goodwin and June Marston.

Survivors include her son, Tony (Jackie) Cresswell; her daughter, Evelyn (Malcolm) Deller; grandchildren, Karen (Michael) Baker, Colin Deller, and Maria (Sam) Love; US & UK great grandchildren; and US & UK great-great grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 10 AM, Saturday November 10, 2018 at White Chapel Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to Crossroads Hospice or a charity of the donor’s choice.


  • Emma Arbon, Mother
  • Phillip Hatton, Son
  • Pamela Voller, Daughter
  • Connie Goodwin, Sister
  • June Marston, Sister
  • Tony (Jackie) Cresswell, Son
  • Evelyn (Malcolm) Deller, Daughter
  • Karen (Michael) Baker, Granddaughter
  • Colin Deller, Grandson
  • Maria (Sam) Love, Granddaughter

  • Crossroads Hospice


  • Celebration of Life Saturday, November 10, 2018

Joyce May Hatton

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Denise Thurston (nee Marston)

November 20, 2018

I am the daughter of Joyce’s sister, June Marston (nee Armstrong). I have wonderful memories of Auntie Joyce visiting my Mum and Dad, they used to go on holidays together in the UK and laugh and laugh. She was a lovely lady, very strong and brave. My husband and I visited her and Eve and Malcolm in Liberty 2 years ago and had a wonderful few days there. She was full of life and shared lots of memories; so glad we spent that time with her. She will be so missed.

David Hatton

October 31, 2018

Have memories of when we use to visit you and seeing the hovercrafts before you went to the U.S.A .
I remember getting a knitted jumper for christmas. But most of all I am going to miss writing to you and recieving your replies it was always good to hear about you and the family and your travels.
Say hello to Dad and Aunty Pam. Lots of love your Grandson Dave, Lorraine, My Mum Lynn
Great Grandchildren David Leanne and Amy.
Great Great Grandchildren Riley Tyler Lexi and Harvey xxx

Susan Joyce Millen

October 31, 2018

Hi Nan RIP
I love you so very much I have such fond memories of our times together will miss you so very much.

Gary Hatton

October 31, 2018

My oldest memory are of nan visiting myself and my siblings in London and bringing us American stuff, it was the eighties we where children, America was only a tv dream. Still remember the football shirts she brought, I wore mine to death. Rip nan. Say hello to My Dad.

Angela Foster-maloney

October 31, 2018

I have such great fond loving Memories...
Love from your Granddaughter Angela & John,
Great Grandsons ...Graeme,Simon,Robert
Also great great grandchildren 🙏🏼 xxxx

Natasha Cooper

October 31, 2018

RIP Great Nan... love your great granddaughter and great great grandchildren, Amelia & Jack x
Here’s a picture from many, many years ago. X

Leteria Davis

October 30, 2018

Leteria Davis

October 30, 2018

Thank you for the beautiful caps you knitted for my nieces. You lived an amazing life and enjoyed the memories you shared with us.

Pam Randall

October 30, 2018

I am so sorry to hear of Nan's passing. She was a very special lady! Loved seeing the beautiful baby sweaters, hats and booties she knitted, she had an amazing talent! You are all in my thoughts and prayers.