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Hazel Walker

Birth Date: May 11, 1929
Death Date: May 4, 2017

Hazel Walker, 87, of Decatur, passed away Thursday, May 4, 2017 in Decatur Rehab.

Hazel was born May 11, 1929, in North Carolina to Charlie and Margaret Walker. She married Ronald Walker in November 1959 in Evansville, IN. She was an avid fan of the St. Louis Cardinals and Betty Boop who also loved to sing and play bingo.

Surviving are her daughters, Genny (Kevin) Jones of Latham, IL and Julie Underwood of Decatur, IL; sister, Nancy Smith of Stuart, VA; grandchildren Heather (Anthony) Miller of Bethany, IL, Gary (Michelle) Underwood of Glendale, AZ, Jesse Jones of Latham, IL and Kristina Underwood of Decatur, IL; three great-grandchildren, Kyler Culter of Greenville, FL, Kadan Miller of Bethany, IL and Aden Underwood of Glendale, AZ.

Hazel was preceded in death by her spouse Ronald and son Thad Walker.

Graveside services to celebrate Hazel’s life will be 1:00 PM on Monday, May 8, 2017 at Graceland Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 AM-1 PM prior to the services in Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home. Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association.

The family of Hazel Walker is being served by the Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home, 2091 N. Oakland Avenue, Decatur, IL 62526. Condolences and memories may be left at

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Arrangements Pending
May 5, 2017
Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home
2091 N. Oakland Ave. Decatur, IL 62526
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Graveside Service
May 8, 2017
1:00 pm
Graceland Cemetery
2091 N. Oakland Ave. Decatur, IL 62526
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Visitation prior to ceremony
May 8, 2017
11:00 am
- 1:00 pm
Graceland / Fairlawn Funeral Home
2091 N. Oakland Avenue Decatur, IL 62526
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  1. My Dear Aunt Hazel
    I can remember how beautiful you were,and i remember how perfect you kept your you wld tease it and spray it.every hair was in place.I remember playing ping pong in the basement bouse in Evansville.I remember how everytime you callex gour kids said their middle name.I remember your laughter .Ive missed tbose memories but I do have them to Natalie

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