Velma Ruth Hackney, 86

LEBANON -- Graveside services were held Monday afternoon, February 8 in the Wilson County Memorial Gardens for Mrs. Hackney, 86, of Lebanon. The daughter of the late Homer Haskel and Beulah Lee Putty Duke, Mrs. Hackney died Friday, February 5, 2010 at NHC Healthcare in Murfreesboro.

She was a member of Apostolic Ark and a homemaker. Services were conducted by Rev. Ken Polk.

Survivors include: son Dwight(Rillis) Hackney of Murfreesboro; sister Ruby Tisdale of Lebanon; grandchildren Chris (Kim) Hackney, Tracey (Larry) Howse, Jamie (Julie) Hackney; great grandchildren Taylor Howse, Brandon Howse, Kenya Hackney, Rancie Herrod, and Jaysie Hackney.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by husband Briggsy Hackney; brothers Leon Duke, Odell Duke and James Duke.

Family and friends served as pallbearers. The family request contributions be made in her memory to the Northside Baptist Church Disaster Relief Fund Or Haiti Relief Fund, 655 West Thompson Lane, Murfreesboro 37129.    Arrangements by Partlow Funeral Chapel.