Hazel Haley

Lakeland, Florida

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My sincere condolences to the family of Ms. Hazel Haley and close friends. I to have loss loved one's, so I understand some of your pain that you are feeling. May it do the same for you.-2 Kings 20:5. Says I heard your Prayers, I saw your tears, I will heal you. I hope that you're comforted knowing that a stranger will have you and your family in their Prayers tonite.

Jesus was also a wonderful teacher and touched so many lives. Although dear Ms. Haley may be gone from this earth presently, we must understand that we all can have a hope of seeing our loved ones again. In John 17:3 states, 'So that we all can have everlasting life, we must learn to know God and the one whom he sent Jesus Christ'

I had Ms. Hazel Hailey for English IV Honors, and she made quite the impression on me. I was probably one of her only third generation students, since she taught my mother and my grandmother. I went on to graduate from the English and Creative Writing Program at Florida State University, and I am now enrolled in a Masters in Education for Adolescent English at City University of New York. I plan to follow in her footsteps and teach high school English, as well as write several books. She was...

hi my name is haley to owe and one more thing I would love to meet you.

Hello: To the family of Mrs. HALEY: My thoughts goes out to the family at this difficult time in their lives. Let GOD help this family find peace and comfort through the bible scripture. Eccl. 9:5.

Ms. Perkins.

I first met Ms. Haley when I went to her class once for a tutoring session. Little did I know she would one day be my English teacher. Ms. Haley was the best. In a classroom full of kids, she made you feel like you were her only student. Ms. Haley was one of a kind and although she was small in stature, she had a huge heart made of gold.

Class of 2003

Please accept my deepest condolonces. It is so good that Ms. Haley had the oportunity to live to that age of 96 because the scriptures say that our days are 70 and if by special mightiness they are 80. (Psalm 90:10) I am sure that you have so many fond memories that will comfort you and bring you joy and love that you had for her.

I remember Ms. Haley from my senior English class in 1958. I was very surprised to hear that she was still teaching there 45 years later. She will be missed by generations of LHS graduates.

I had the privilege of having Ms. Haley for AP English and she was a wonderful, sweet, kind heart lady. Since, I just arrived from Cuba; she always help me in a sweet spoken voice. She welcome every morning and greeted each student as they entered her classroom everyday. She had a different method of teaching allowing her students to engage in discussions with one another as well as with her. She had a positive outlook on life and always wanted the best for her students. She treated everyone...


Hazel's Obituaries

Hazel Haley, 91, of Lakeland, died Monday at home. She was thought to be the nation's oldest and longest-serving full-time teacher when she retired from Lakeland High School in 2006, after 69 years in the classroom.

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