Iona was born July 9, 1922 at Roosevelt, Oklahoma to parents Thomas and Sarah Burrows. She grew up ;and attended school in the Roosevelt area. She was united in marriage to Richard Hatfield on August 15, 1939 at Hobart, Oklahoma. In 1950 they moved to Altus. She worked as a homemaker and was active at the Emmanuel Baptist Church. She was a Sunday School teacher and loved flowers and working in the yard.
She was preceded in death by her husband Richard in March of 1998 and twelve brothers and sisters. Iona is survived by three children, Mary Dittmer of Fairfax, Minn., Helen Allen of Altus, Carol Jackson of Bellview, Nebraska; nine grandchildren, Mr. and Mrs. Bobbie Dittmer, Jeff Dittmer and wife Sonya, Paul Dittmer and wife Mary Ellen, Debbie Graham and husband Kurt, Floyd Allen Jr. and wife Brenda, Sabrina Von Wert, Regina Ross and husband Warren Candie Synoiske and husband Dennis, Kyle Jackson ;sixteen great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild, Jason Von Wert.
Emmanuel Baptist Church
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