Mrs. Kathy Ann Packard Hoffman

Mrs. Kathy Ann Packard Hoffman, 61, died March 25, 2014, at her home in Coweta County near Palmetto, GA.

A service will be held on Tuesday, April 1 at 6 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Chapel, 821 Old Atlanta Highway in Newnan, Ga. The interment will take place at the Harmony Grove Cemetery in Lockeford, CA, on Friday, April 4.

Kathy was born March 28, 1952, in Los Angeles, CA, to David Packard and Vera Block Packard.

She graduated from Culver City High School in CA, in 1970 and from Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, in 1974. She married Roger V. Hoffman in 1972 and became the mother of six and grandmother of seventeen children.

Kathy lived at Williams AFB, AZ, and Gilbert, AZ, in Houston and Dallas, TX, and in Orem, UT, before moving to her home near Palmetto in 2009. She enjoyed gardening and was an exceptional seamstress. Kathy loved to spend time with her husband, children and grandchildren, and often traveled to visit friends and family members who lived far away. An active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day-Saints, she served in many volunteer positions with the church, most recently as a committee chair in the church's local unit of the Boy Scouts of America. She is known by all her family and friends for her wisdom, intelligence, creativity, kindness and generosity. God and family were always first in her heart.

She is survived by her husband, Roger; daughter and son-in-law, Rebecca and Russel Carlson of Laie, HI; daughter and son-in-law, Rachel and Dallyn Bayles of Natick, MA.; son and daughter-in-law, Joseph and Kelly Hoffman of Portland, OR.; son and daughter-in-law, Jason and Tiffany Hoffman of Palmetto, GA; son and daughter-in-law, James and Angela Hoffman of Livermore, CA; son and daughter-in-law, Jonathan and Brittany Hoffman of Oakland, CA; grandchildren, Amber, Benjamin, Colin, Daniel, and Eian Carlson of Laie, Hawaii, Audrey, Warner, Joseph, Nathan, and Merida of Natick, Mass., Isaac and Eli Hoffman of Portland, OR, Rachelle, Megan, Elaine, Anneliese, and Claire of Palmetto, GA; sister, Deborah Packard of Culver City, CA; brother and sister-in-law, Mark and Brenda Packard of Ventura, CA; and brother and sister-in-law, Timothy and Sally Packard of Colorado Springs, CO.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the CJD Foundation at http://www.cjdfoundation.org.

McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St., Newnan, GA 30263; 770-253-4580



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