Cecilia Ann Hatten Harbin Dec 27, 1942 - May 19, 2021
Cecilia Ann Hatten Harbin - a native of Wiggins, MS, former resident of Panama City Beach, FL, and recent resident of Mobile, AL, died Wednesday, May 19, 2021 from complications of stroke. Mrs. Harbin was a 1960 graduate of Vigor High School. She attended Judson College for 2 years, then received her Bachelors degree in Elementary Education from the University of South Alabama in 1964. She received her Masters degree in Reading from Florida State University in 1988. She retired from Bay District Schools in Panama City, FL after more than 20 years of teaching Language Arts, Reading, and Math. She had a special passion for working with middle schoolers. She was preceded in death by her father, Cecil Hatten; mother, Minnie Lee Waldrup Hatten Ray; stepfather, Rev. Harmon Ray; stepbrother, Robert (Katherine) Ray; and husband, Albert Sidney (Sonny) Harbin III.
She is survived by her brother, Alan (Barbara) Hatten; two children, Lee Ann Harbin and Kevin Sidney (Racheal) Harbin; and two grandchildren, Trevor Sidney Harbin and Blake Allen Donavan.
Funeral services will be Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 1:00 pm from the chapel of Valhalla Memorial Funeral Home in Eight Mile, AL. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 12-1 pm. Interment will be in Valhalla Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be offered at valhallafh.com
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