Welcome to the memorial page for

Booketee W. Hartfield

June 14, 1941 ~ September 26, 2016 (age 75)

Deacon Booketee W. Hartfield, Sr. was born June 14, 1941 in McLain, Mississippi. He was the oldest child of the late Mary Helen and  stepson of Leroy Lawrence.

He shared a special relationship with his late grandfather, Rube and grandmother Emma Hartfield of McLain Mississippi.  

He answered his Savior call to come home on Monday morning August 26, 2016 to come up to higher ground so he took wings like a dove and flew home to rest from this weary world. 

Booketee attended school at McLain High School and later relocated to DeFuniak Springs where he met and married, Norma Jean Goodson and raised a family  of six children Rodney, Barry, Kim, Booketee Jr.,  (Tammy) who preceded him in death and Gary.

He joined Mt. Nebo Baptist Church where he was ordained a Deacon and served faithfully until his health wouldn’t allow him to carry out his duties anymore he was very acted at his church and involved in his community and in his grandchildren lives. He retired from Fairchilds, Crestview, FL and from the Walton County Jail where he met and served many people.

Deacon Hartfield leaves to celebrate his life his beloved wife Norma Jean Hartfield; sons: Rodney Robinson, Sr. (Nikki) of Tallahassee, FL, Barry Robinson (Terri), St. Petersburg, FL, Booketee Hartfield, Jr., (Crissty), Pensacola, FL, Gary Hartfield of Tampa, FL and  daughter: Kim Robinson of Largo, FL; his sisters: Laura Jean Bolton (Curtis) of Beaumont, Mississippi and Gracie Mae Lawrence of McLain Mississippi; brothers: George Lawrence and James Lawrence of McLain Mississippi; brother and sister-in-law: Benny Ross Goodson, Sr., (Connie) Chicago, Illinois.

He was preceded in death by his brothers: Charles, Lonnie, JR and sister, Ruby Lee.

He leaves grandchildren and great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends that will always love and miss him.


 Service Information

September 2, 2016

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Park Funeral Home
76 Park Street
DeFuniak Springs, FL 32443

Funeral Service
September 3, 2016

3:00 PM
Mount Nebo Missionary Baptist Church
185 North11th Street
DeFuniak, FL 32433

Concluding Service
September 3, 2016

4:00 PM
Magnolia Cemetery
222 North Park Street
DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435

September 3, 2016

5:00 PM
Mount Nebo Missionary Baptist Church
185 North11th Street
DeFuniak, FL 32433

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