Emiko Hatifield, 73

Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Emiko M. Hatifield, 73, of Mountain Home, died at her home on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2007.

At her request, no services are planned. Cremation was under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel.

Emiko was born Jan. 4, 1934 in Karafuto, Japan. Emiko was schooled in Japan and married Joshua G. Hatfield VI, in Japan. She followed Joshua through his military career and in 1980, they settled in Oklahoma. After Joshua passed away Emiko moved to Mountain Home to be with her son.

Emiko enjoyed playing bingo, sewing, crocheting, and needlework. While living in Oklahoma she was in the Japanese American Dance Society and performed at various locations.

Emiko is survived by: her son, Michael, and his wife, Robin Hatfield, of Mountain Home; her son, Joshua G. Hatfield VII, of Oklahoma; her daughter, Teresa Adkison of Oklahoma, and nine grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband Joshua and both her parents.