Mr. Billy R. Hackney, 61, of Marietta died Wednesday July 20, 1994. A Whitfield County native, he had lived in Marietta since 1964. He was employed with Lockheed Aeronautical for 36 years before retiring in 1989. He was a Baptist. Survivors include his wife, Barbara Smith Hackney of Smyrna; a daughter, Donna H. Evans of Dalton; two sons, Greg Hackney of Dallas and Jeff Hackney of Marietta; mother, Frances S. Hackney of Dalton; four sisters, Jane Casey of Austell, Ruth Muncher of Marietta, Roberta Goble of Dallas, and Joy Hardin of Dalton; a brother, Howard Hackney of Dalton; three grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral was Friday, July 22, at 2 p.m. from Carmichael Funeral Home Chapel in Smyrna, with the Revs. Phil Miller and Raymond Pettitt officiating. Burial was at 4 p.m. at Gordon Memorial Gardens in Calhoun, with the Rev. Perry Blackstock officiating. J. Randy Carmichael Funeral Home of Smyrna was in charge of arrangements.
Source: The Calhoun Times, Calhoun, Georgia, Wednesday, July 27, 1994