Mt. Vernon Register-News

Obituaries

June 11, 2014

Hazel Houseworth

Hazel W. Houseworth, a resident of Paisley, Fla., formerly of Mt. Vernon, died 11:45 p.m. Saturday, June 7, 2014, at Florida Hospital Deland in Deland, Fla.

She was born in Hamilton County, the daughter of Ben and Alta (Irvin) Williams. She married Herschel L. Houseworth on Oct. 12, 1941, in St. Louis and he preceded her in death on April 5, 1984.

Hazel worked for the Mt. Vernon Shoe Factory and later at Good Samaritan Hospital and Jeffersonian Nursing Home in the dietary department. She was a member of Central Christian Church.

She is survived by son-in-law, Gregory “Sonny” Watson of Paisley, Fla.; grandson, Jamie Faulkner and wife Jessica of Norfolk, Va.; two nieces, Paula Green and Paralee Scrivner; and nephew, Bill Scrivner.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Sondra Watson; two sisters, Nina Scrivner and Thelma Scrivner; two brothers, Eugene Williams and Bill Williams; and two nephews, John and Larry Scrivner.

Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens Chapel in Woodlawn with Mr. Randy Sells officiating. Interment will be at Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn.

In honor of Hazel’s wishes, no visitation will be held.

For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Central Christian Church and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfh.com for further information and to send condolences.

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