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William Hazelwood

William M. Hazelwood

GIRARD - William M. Hazelwood, 97, of Girard, IL, passed away at 12:56 a.m., Thursday February 21, 2013, at his residence.

Bill was born April 12, 1915, in Sonora, KY, a son of Lewis C. and Sarah A. (Scifers) Hazelwood. He was a WW II veteran, a member of the Nilwood Baptist Church, a member of the Macoupin County Farm Bureau and farmed in the Girard, IL, area for over 70 years. Bill married Edith Etta Grigg Aug. 18, 1946 in Virden, IL.

Surviving Bill are his wife, Edith Etta Hazelwood of Girard, IL; daughters, Joyce Colclasure of Bloomington, IL, Nancy Shade of Litchfield, IL, Sharon (Dewey) Thoms of Denham Springs, LA, and Bonnie Hazelwood of Elgin, IL; a son, Paul W. (April) Hazelwood of Wichita, KS; 13 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceding Bill in death were his parents, 8 siblings and a son-in-law, John Shade.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m., Monday Feb. 25, 2013, to 1:00 p.m. at Calvert & Ferry Funeral Home, Girard, IL, with funeral services at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Jim Shade officiating. Burial will be in Union Chapel Cemetery, Girard, IL. Memorials may be made to Teen Challenge.

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Published in The State Journal-Register on Feb. 23, 2013
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