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January 25, 2014

Virginia “Gin” Lucille Hackett

NASHVILLE — Virginia “Gin” Lucille Hackett died Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at her home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Lovein Funeral Home with the Rev. Stephen Webb officiating. Interment will follow at the Westview Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.

Mrs. Hackett was born in Pulaski County, Mo. to the late Elbert and Mary Rebecca (Carmack) Bryan. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph G. Hackett; her parents; and her eight siblings, Ethel Johannen, Olga Nickels, Lena Beasley, Jesse Bryan, John Bryan, Ruth Turpin, Harold Bryan and Mary Bays.

She was baptized on Nov. 1, 1930 and was a member of the Crocker Christian Church in Crocker, Mo. She attended the Nashville United Methodist Church for more than 50 years. As part of Mr. Hackett’s service in the Air Force, they traveled the world and for a time, lived in Europe. They had a wonderful life together until his death in 1989. Mrs. Hackett enjoyed being a “military wife” and was active in the auxiliary. She was an excellent homemaker and a very talented seamstress. During her life, she had many pets. She loved all animals, especially cats.

Mrs. Hackett is survived by several nieces and nephews and many good friends.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Berrien County (No Kill) Humane Society are encouraged.

Lovein Funeral Home in Nashville is in charge of arrangements.

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