Hazel Marie Blatchford

SPRING HILL, Tenn. — Hazel Marie Blatchford, 99, Spring Hill, Tenn., died Sept. 3, 2020, at her son’s home in Spring Hill, Tenn.

Hazel’s memorial service will be held at a later date in Nebraska.

Arrangements are under the direction of Williams Funeral Home and Crematory, Spring Hill.

Hazel was born Dec. 2, 1920, in Newcastle, to Fred L. and Kathryn Clara Johnson Gould. She married Dudley Howard Blatchford April 3, 1946. He died in December 2008.

Hazel was a devoted wife, mom, babysitter and Sunday School teacher.

She is survived by her son, David Blatchford; two granddaughters, Kristen (Sam) McShane, Lincoln, Ill., and Kari (Jon David) Dukes, Spring Hill, Tenn.; two great-granddaughters, Annalynne and Lilly McShane, both of Lincoln, Ill.; one sister, Jewell Schram Humes; and one sister-in-law, Helen (Melvin) Gould, both of Ponca; and many nieces and nephews.

Hazel is preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 62 years; four brothers and three sisters-in-law, Donald and Mary, Calvin and Joanne, Melvin, and Max and Sallee Gould; one sister, Viola Birkley; three brothers-in-law, Carroll Schram, Harley Humes and Roy Birkley; and one daughter-in-law, Mary Lynn Carpenter Blatchford.

Memorials may be directed to the Gospel Chapel, Newcastle, or Samaritan’s Purse, Boone, N.C.

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