Hattie Violet Dalcour went to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 12, 2019. Visitation will be Saturday, September 21, 2019, at Central Church of Christ, 1004 Market St., Baytown, TX from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. with funeral services to follow at 10 a.m. with Bro. Henry Stevenson officiating. Interment will be at San Jacinto Memorial Cemetery, 14659 I-10 East Fwy., Houston, TX 77015.
Hattie Violet Dalcour, the daughter of the late Robert and Minnie Linzie, was born February 2, 1922 in Baytown. She attended Walker Elementary in Cedar Bayou up to the sixth grade. She attended Powell Point High, a private boarding school in Kendleton during her junior and senior school years where she graduated in 1938 at the age of 16. Hattie was married at the age of 18 on September 17, 1940. After having two daughters Hattie returned to college to fulfill her childhood dream of becoming a teacher. Hattie attended Texas Southern University, where she graduated in 1949 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta.
After graduating from college, she started her teaching career in 1950. Her first teaching job was with Barbers Hill ISD for three years for colored students. Then she taught at Harlem Elementary school in McNair and after the integration of schools Hattie transferred to Highlands Elementary School, where her teaching career spanned 35 years. She retired in 1985 from GCCISD. She was a member of The Church of Christ dutifully until her health condition would no longer allow her to attend.
She was married to the late Paul Dalcour for seventy-two years.
Hattie Dalcour is survived by her two daughters, Paulette Dalcour-Robinson (John Sr.), Jerri Dalcour, and adopted daughter Sonja Crooms; grand-children, Denise Robinson Daniels (deceased), Johnna Wilson (Bruno), John Robinson, Jr., (Tere), Monique Robinson Hall, Vandyke Renee Dalcour, Paul Andre Dalcour (Melody Land), adopted grandsons, Mark Crooms (Ambra) and Christopher Crooms (Tracy); great grandchildren Kenneth Wayne Daniels, Jr., (LaTuisha), Ashton Booker (deceased), Stetson Hall, Brasean King, Kayla Daniels, Mason Grant Dalcour, Amber Kearney, Joshua Wilson, Alexis and Alyson Dalcour; Victoria St. Julian, Derion, Christian, and Cameron Crooms; great-great grandchildren Giobanni Riggins, Gabrielle and Taylor Robinson, Ramiyah, Trinity, and Kendall Daniels; Krislynn, Christine, Logan, and Legend Hall; Audrey St. Julian; nephews R.E. President, Alfred Ricks (Carla), Johnny Henderson ( Debbie), Emmitt Farris (Lena); nieces Helen Thomas (Darnell). Bobbie Hamilton, Charlynn Rosemond (Eulysses), Elsie Eames (James), and Gladys Williams; godchild Shay Montgomery.
Hattie Dalcour leaves to cherish her memories a host of relatives and friends. She went to be with the Lord surrounded by her family on Thursday, September 12, 2019. She was full of life, love, and will be greatly missed.
Visitation will be Saturday, September 21, 2019, at Central Church of Christ, 1004 Market St., Baytown, TX from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. with funeral services to follow at 10 a.m. with Bro. Henry Stevenson officiating. Interment will be at San Jacinto Memorial Cemetery, 14659 I-10 East Fwy., Houston, TX 77015.