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Hazel Marie Duke

Humboldt, TN - Hazel Marie (Yandell- Palmer) Duke, age 87, resident of Humboldt, Tennessee, passed away at 6:39 p.m. on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at her home in Humboldt.

She was born one of five children on February 21, 1927 in Ozark, Illinois to the late William Frank and Ollie Mae (Treat) Yandell.

Hazel was the former owner of Autocrafters Body Shop in Humboldt, Tennessee; Autocrafters Paint and Supplies in McKenzie, Tennessee; hairdresser and owner in Palatine, IL.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde R. Duke; parents, William Frank and Ollie Mae Yandell; sisters, Lena Hale, Marjorie Jenkins; brother, William Raymond Yandell; great-granddaughter, Zoie Ann-Alice Palmer.

Hazel is survived by her son, George R. Palmer and wife Lorraine (Jordan) Palmer of Humboldt, Tennessee; sister, Lila Thompson of Mt. Vernon, Illinois; grandchildren, Scott Palmer of Humboldt, Tennessee, Wendy (Palmer) Parsons and husband Tony of O'Fallon, Missouri, Cindy (Palmer) Adkisson and husband Wes of Milan, Tennessee; great-grandchildren, Will, Lane and Luke Palmer, Trent and Paige Parsons, Bo and Jake Adkisson; several nieces and nephews.

At her request, Hazel will be cremated and buried at a later date in the Wise-Robinson Cemetery in Ozark, Illinois.

The family request in lieu of flowers, donations be made to a cancer center of your choice in memory of Hazel.

Online registry at

Medina Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 302 W. Church Ave., Medina, TN (731) 783-1110; Steve Murphy & Clayton White, Directors.

Published in The Jackson Sun on Aug. 8, 2014
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