Hazel Smitherman Kuzel died in her home Saturday, August 22, 2020, after a brief illness surrounded by her family. With her giving spirit and deep love, Hazel touched the lives of everyone who crossed her path.

We have lost our Beautiful Precious, our Southern Belle, but the Heavens and all who proceeded her in death needed to grace our angel with her wings.

Hazel was born at Crossroads in Milam County on December 15, 1928, graduated high school in Calvert, Texas, and completed Central City Commercial College in Waco, Texas.

Hazel was preceded in death by husband, William E. Kuzel of Buckholts; parents Brant and Lydia Smitherman of Calvert; three brothers and seven sisters; and grandson, Travis Walston.

Hazel is survived by two children, Janice Walston of Calvert and Ernest “Trip” Walston of Medford, Oregon, and their sister Sharon Walston Wilson; five Grands, Paige Horelica, Faith Horelica Colopy, Amber Bryant, Dane Walston, and Tanya Cardenas;

nine Greats, Camdyn, Anyston, Berkley, Rowan, Payton, Colton, Isabelle, Shalean, Jayden, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Hazel requested that instead of flowers, please send contributions to First Presbyterian Church in Cameron, Texas. Where Hazel was a long time member.

Visitation will be at Marek Burns-Laywell, 2800 N. Travis Ave. Cameron, Texas 76520.

Visitation is on August 28, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Graveside service and Internment will be on August 29, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. at the Corinth Cemetery in Buckholts, Texas.



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