Gail Yvonne (Hammett) Kratzenberg

October 25, 1945October 21, 2018

Gail Yvonne Hammett Kratzenberg of Gladewater passed away Sunday, October 21, 2018, in Longview at the age of 72 years, 11 months, and 26 days.

She was born October 25, 1945, in Nacogdoches to parents Buford and Mavis (Wilkinson) Hammett. She is a retired truck driver who has traveled throughout the United States.

Gail was preceded in death by her parents; son, Jay Lynn Ruffin; brothers, Joe Lynn Hammett and Bob Wilkinson; and her grandparents, Elbert and Ester Wilkinson.

She is survived by her daughter, K'Nicole Ogg and husband Thomas; son, Charles E. Buddy Mize; granddaughter, Courtney Coody and husband Aaron; granddaughter, Krystal Croasdaile and husband Anthony; grandson, Thomas Ogg, Jr.; granddaughter, Madeline Mize; great-grandchildren, Kyli, Kaden, and Kamryn; sister, Patsy Hedrick; stepbrother, Johnny Hammett; special cousin, Sheri Smith; and several other relatives including nieces, nephews, and great-nephews.

A private inurnment service will take place at a later date at Lower Melrose Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the direction of Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors, Nacogdoches.


Gail Yvonne (Hammett) Kratzenberg

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Jennifer Barnett

October 26, 2018

Gail was a blessing to all that knew her. I enjoyed getting to know her the last 2 years, and will miss seeing her smiling face and her calling me "Sugar." I know she is celebrating with Jesus!