Posted: Wed 1:59 PM, May 01, 2013
Funeral Home: J.C. Kirby & Son Lovers Lane Chapel
Loberta Hanes Hightower, 92, of Bowling Green, passed away April 30, 2013 at 9 p.m. surrounded by her family at Rosewood Health Care Center.
She was born Sept. 29, 1920, in Macon County, Tennessee to the late Willie and Vadie Houser Hanes. She was the widow of Clint Hightower. She is also preceded in death by three brothers, Verlin, Garnet and Jr. Hanes; three sisters, Corine Meador, Lilly Bell Harper and Gertrude Hanes; and a son-in-law, John W.Whittaker. She worked in food services at Holley Carb./Colt Industries. She was Baptist.
Visitation will be 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and after 9 a.m. Friday at the J.C. Kirby and Son Lovers Lane Chapel. Funeral service will be 11:30 a.m. Friday at the Lovers Lane Chapel, with burial to follow in the Bowling Green Gardens.
Survivors include her daughters, Patty Whittaker and Dorothy Pendleton and husband James, both of Bowling Green; her son, Butch Hightower and companion Diane of Scottsville; a sister, Deamer Lindsey and a brother, Oble Hanes and wife Agnes, both of Bowling Green; her grandchildren, Jimmy Pendleton, Johnna Crabtree, Tommy Whittaker, Katina McCoy and Tammy Perkins; great-grandchildren, Nathan, Travis, Trent, Trevor, Trinity, Tristan, Holly, Kody, Keyton, Conner, Kolton and Gracie; great-great-grandchildren, Ethan, Max, Emma, Benjamin, Haydon, Zoey and Landon; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Everyone that knew her loved her. She fought all the way to end and was always trying to uplift everyone around her.