Gena Mae Hackler, 74, went to be with the Lord on April 3, 2023. She was a loving person who loved animals and getting out and enjoying God’s scenery.
She is preceded in death by her parents William & Edna McDowell, Clarence (Bill) McDowell, infant son William Hackler, daughter Sandra Anderson and granddaughter Jennifer Young.
Gena is survived by Ronnie & Karen McDowell of Niota, John McDowell of Sweetwater, Elizabeth Lance of Sweetwater, Hugh & Debbie McDowell of Sweetwater and Bobby & Bonnie also of Sweetwater. Her children Marie & Chris Worley of Englewood, Timmy & Julie of Athens, Margie & Chris Hackler of Sweetwater and Buford & Rita Hackler of Englewood. Grandchildren Thomas & Sammy Worley, Brittany Freeman, Jessica Beasley, Joshua, Kimberly, Justin, Rebecca, Stephanie, Jeremy and Brian Wolford, great grandchildren Makayla Raper, Ellie, Anthony, Nathaniel, McKenzi, Kaylee and Silas, one Uncle Stanley McKee.
There will ne no formal services at this time. You can however share a memory or your condolences with her family by visiting her memorial webpage and guestbook at www.companionfunerals.com. Companion Funeral Home of Athens is honored to assist her family with these arrangements.