J.W. Hazell, 74, of rural Arrow Rock, died Monday, Oct. 27, 2003, at his home.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall. William W. Harlow will officiate. Music will be provided by organist Julie Lewis. Pallbearers will be Steve Hazell, C.M. Hazell, Scot Hazell, Joseph Dice, Jeff Korte and Jimmy Hazell. Honorary pallbearers will be Elmer Eilers, Don Meyers, Kenny VanArsdale, George Butcher and Archie Cornine. Visitation will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Burial will be in Old Lamine Cemetery in Cooper County. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society or American Heart Association.
Born Oct. 1, 1929, at Blackwater, he was the son of the late William Martin Hazell and Maryetta Duncan Hazell. He had lived in Arrow Rock most of his life and retired in 1984 from Cargill in Marshall. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict and was a member of American Legion Post 191 in Marshall and the 1st Cavalry Division Association.
Survivors include four brothers, Bernie Hazell of Marshall, Jim Hazell Sr. of Marshall, Earl Hazell of Blue Springs and Ray Hazell of Marshall; two sisters, Georgia Hunter of Marshall and Clara Jane Green of Boonville; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Korte.