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Emma Jean Repass

November 11, 1936 — February 1, 2024


Emma Jean Repass

Emma Jean Hatfield Repass, 87, of Pulaski, VA, passed away surrounded by her loving family, February 1, 2024 at Highland Ridge Rehab Center, Dublin, VA. 

Born November 11, 1936, at Baileysville, WV she was the daughter of the late Carl and Minnie Hatfield. 

Jean was an avid cook and loved nothing more than sharing her amazing food and wonderful sense of humor with her family, friends, and neighbors. She was a graduate of Baileysville High School, and a member of the Itmann Methodist Church. 

In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, William David (Bill) Repass; brothers, Rhondall Hatfield, Kurt Hatfield, Harold Hatfield, Fred Hatfield, Paul Hatfield, and Carlos Hatfield; sister, Virgie Hatfield; and granddaughter, Allison Nixon. 

Those left to cherish her memory include her sons, Michael Repass (Vanessa) of Pulaski, Virginia, Bill Repass (Tamela) of Princeton, WV, Brian Repass (Robin) of Claremont, NC, and Johnny Repass (Rhonda) of Corinne, WV; sister, Sandra Repass of Itmann, WV; sister-in-law, Athelene Hatfield of Alderson, WV; 10 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, friends, and neighbors. 

Services will be 1:00 P.M., Saturday, February 10, 2024 at the Cassell Memorial United Methodist Church (Itmann United Methodist Church), RR 10, Itmann, WV with Rev. Lewis Arnold officiating. Burial will follow in the Hatfield Family Cemetery, Baileysville, WV. 

Friends may call one hour prior to services Saturday at the church. 

Family will serve as pallbearers. 

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

The family of Emma Repass is being cared for by Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope. 

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