Della Mae Hockett, 88, Waveland, passed away, Saturday, July 7, 2018 at Ben Hur Nursing Home.
She was born on May 17, 1930 in Waveland to the late Guy and Anna (Burnam) Tolliver however, she was mainly raised by her grandparents Tom and Laura Burnam.
She was a 1948 Waveland High School graduate. On July 15, 1950 she married Richard Hockett. Richard passed away September 8, 2011. She worked for Montgomery Ward Catalog Department, Waveland Telephone Company, and the F&F Mart in Waveland for 20 years.
Survivors include four children Gary (Donna) Hockett of Waveland, Dean Hockett, Judy (Jim) Thomas of Crawfordsville, Curt (Debbie) Hockett of Jonesboro, Ark.; nine grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.
She was preceded in death by; her parents, husband, two brothers, Richard and Burnam Tolliver, one sister Mary Lee Tolliver, and one grandchild, Aaron Curtis Hockett, daughter-in-law, Shirley Hockett.
Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at Machledt & Servies Funeral Home in Waveland with Pastor Rodney Coffman officiating. Family and friends may pay their respects from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 10 at the funeral home. Burial will follow service at Indian Creek Hill Cemetery.
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