Hazel M. Hornsby

October 22, 1909 ‒ November 14, 2008

Marengo, Ohio

Hazel M. Hornsby, age 99 of Delaware formerly of Marengo died early Friday, November 14, 2008 at Wintersong Care Center in Delaware.

She was born on October 22, 1909 in Jerome to the late Robert L. and Inez (Neill) Penn. Hazel graduated from the New California High School in 1927 and was a longtime homemaker. She lived in the Marengo area during her married life, until moving to Delaware in 1988.

A member of the Fargo Wesleyan Church, she served as an adult Sunday school teacher and president of the Missionary Society. Sewing was a hobby, she enjoyed taking in alterations and quilting. With a vast knowledge of the Bible, she took pleasure in teaching it’s verse. Family was most important to her and she dearly loved her grandchildren.

She is survived by her children: Lucille Hessey of Delaware, Leland (Velma) Hornsby of Eastland, TX, Roy (Ellen) Hornsby of Marengo, 9 Grandchildren, 19 Great-grandchildren, 5 Great-great-grandchildren, Brothers: Lawrence (Rose) Penn of Marengo, Albert Penn of Lakeland, FL, Elmer (Mary) Penn of San Antonio, TX, David Penn of Galion, Sisters: Ruth Stevens of Ostrander, Martha Jones of Delaware, Lillian (Acel) Weaver of Conroe, TX, numerous nieces, nephews, and long time friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years: John W. Hornsby in 1977 and son John Hornsby in 1984.

Friends may call Sunday 2-5 p.m. at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, SR 229, Marengo. Funeral services will be held Monday 11:00 a.m. at the Fargo Wesleyan Church, CR 15 at SR 61, Fargo, with Pastor John Brock officiating. Burial will follow in Fargo Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to Fargo Wesleyan Church, 4010 Co Rd 15, Marengo, OH 43334.

Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com