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West Plains, MO Location (417) 256-4141

Thayer, MO Location (417) 264-7242


Hattie Worley, daughter of the late Norman Tucker and Nola Tucker Zubek, was born December 19th, 1937 in Bloomfield, Missouri and died June 21st, 2024 in Springfield, Missouri at the age of 86.

She was united in marriage on May 28th, 1953 in Sikeston, Missouri to Gene Worley, who preceded her in death October 28, 2005 in West Plains, Missouri.

She is survived by her three children, Debi McMurray and Scott of Kansas City, Missouri, Greg Worley and Angie of Caulfield, Missouri, and Gayle Worley of Shawnee, Kansas; eight grandchildren, Heather Bean and Jay of San Antonio, Texas, Scott McMurray and Rachel of Kansas City, Missouri, Chelsea Town and Josiah of Clinton, Missouri, Jordan McMurray and Joy of Kansas City, Missouri. Brandon Worley and Cassie of West Plains, Missouri, Jessica Jolliff and Nate of West Plains, Missouri, Kristen Koelling and Matt of West Plains, Missouri, Tailer Ream and Alex of Leander, Texas; eleven great grandchildren, Maddie, Jacob, Luke, Gideon, Jonah, Henry, Oslo, Adi, Dawson, Grayson, Nola, Ellie, Emme, Evie, Ember and Noel, and three great great grandchildren, Barrett, Jayce and Eliza. She is also survived by her brother in law Gary Worley and Diane of Jonesboro, Arkansas, sister in law, Paulette Worley of Harrisburg, Arkansas and sister in law, Mary Lou Tucker of Springfield, Missouri, and several nieces and nephews.

She was a devoted Pastor’s wife and mother and served with her late husband in the ministry for many years, playing the piano and organ and directing choirs. She was passionate about cooking, music and serving others. She had a special bond with her dog Bella.

Funeral services for Hattie T. Worley will be held Monday, June 24, 2024 at 2:00 p.m. at His Place House Of Worship Church, West Plains, Missouri

Burial will be in Howell Memorial Park Cemetery, with family only present.



  1. Dustin W Mahan
    June 24, 2024 @ 1:25 pm

    Kristen Koelling and Worley families, I’m sorry for the loss of your grandmother.


  2. Amber(Cozort)Redburn
    June 25, 2024 @ 10:54 am

    Debi/Scott & McMurray Families, Greg/Angie & Worley Families, and Gayle,

    Our Deepest Sympathy to all of you on the passing of Hattie. At this time we will be keeping all of you in our daily prayers and thoughts. Daily may God provide peace, comfort, strength, and encouragement to each one of you. God bless all of you.
    In Christian Love,
    Norris & Ivene Cozort
    Mrs. Amber(Cozort)Redburn


  3. Bobby Harris
    June 26, 2024 @ 1:38 pm

    Gayle, so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family.


  4. Erma Kinder Harris
    June 29, 2024 @ 2:29 am

    So sorry for your loss. She was a lovely lady. Prayers for peace as you adjust life without her.


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