By Kim Adams Graham
Ezra Hatcher was recently surprised with a 20 years of appreciation ceremony. Judge James E. Tatum and staffed planned the surprise ceremony. Hatcher was employed by the Bullock County Probate Judge office on June 1, 1999.
The plaque reads: Office of Judge of Probate presented to Ezra O. Hatcher in recognition of 20 years dedicated service to Bullock County, Alabama. June 2019.
Hatcher was a clerk under the following probate judges: John Will Waters, Johnny Harold Williamson, Barbara Lewis, and now James E. Tatum.
Family in attendance were: Anthony Pettis, Beverly O’Neal, Annie Martin, and Brittany Dubose.
Staff in attendance were: Bullock County Probate Judge James E. Tatum, Chief Clerk Elaine Tarver, Wilma Smith, and Keondra Johnson.
Hatcher said, “I appreciate Judge Tatum’s thoughtfulness. I want to say thank you and I appreciate it.”