Hazel M. Hawk
May 12, 1922 ‒ October 06, 2014
Hazel M. Hawk, age 92, of Taylor Street, Fredericktown, Ohio, passed away on Monday, October 6, 2014 at Knox Community Hospital surrounded by her family. She was born on May 12, 1922 in “The Holler” of Frost, Ohio to the late Carl and Gracie (Murphy) Gainer. Hazel was an active member of the Fredericktown First Baptist Church where she served as a Sunday school teacher, librarian and sang in the choir. For several years Hazel ran Interchurch Social Services in Fredericktown. When not taking care of 8 boisterous children, Hazel enjoyed sewing, cross-stitch, gardening, playing the guitar, singing and working for God. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
She is survived by her children, Clinton “JR” (Sheryl) Hawk of Fredericktown, George (Sue) Hawk of Marion, David (Alice) Hawk of Bellville, Iris (Ralph) Snyder of Fredericktown, Don (Debbie) Hawk of Fredericktown, Sue (Elmer) Hicks of Mount Vernon and Gary Hawk of Fredericktown, twenty two grandchildren, fifty two great grandchildren and seventeen great great grandchildren.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Clinton Hawk, a son, Virgil Hawk, grandchildren, Guy Hawk, Tonya Hawk, Travis Hunt and a brother, Orval Gainer.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, October 9, 2014 beginning at 1 p.m. at the Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown where friends may call from 11 a.m. until the time of service. Rev. Timothy Mohon will be officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Cemetery in Fredericktown.
Memorial contributions in Hazel’s name may be made to the Fredericktown First Baptist Church.
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The Snyder Funeral Home of Fredericktown is honored to serve the family of Hazel M. Hawk.