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Betty Bennett Hazlewood
(May 9, 1936 - August 20, 2018)
Betty Bennett Hazlewood, 82, of Winona passed away at Winona Manor on Monday, August 20, 2018. She was born in Trenton,
Tennessee, on May 9, 1936, to Hugh Taylor Bennett Jr. and Vaneeta Alice Taylor Bennett. She was a 1954 graduate of Peabody High
School in Trenton and a 1958 graduate of Ole Miss, where she was a member of Delta Gamma Sorority. Also while at Ole Miss, she was
a maid in the Dixie Week Court, vice president of the Panhellenic Council in 1956-57, a Navy Sponsor, vice president of the Home
Economics Club and a member of the University Singers. Mrs. Hazlewood was an educator for over 40 years, and was named Economic
Development Educator of the Year in 1999 for Outstanding Contribution in Education. She was a member of Moore Memorial United
Methodist Church in Winona, where she sang in the choir. She was also a Life Member of the Winona Junior Auxiliary.
Mrs. Hazlewood is survived by her husband, James W. Hazlewood of Winona; daughter, Vanita Beth Adams (David) of Senatobia; son,
Lee Bennett Hazlewood (Dee) of Eupora; brother, Hugh Taylor Bennett III (Patti) of Augusta, Georgia; and three granddaughters, Sarah
Bunce Smith (Simon), Emily Bunce, and Mary Alice Hazlewood. She was preceded in death by her parents.
A memorial service for Mrs. Hazlewood will be held in the Oliver Funeral Home Chapel at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 25, with Rev.
John Kramer and Rev. Sam Riddell officiating. A visitation will be held on Saturday, from 1:00 p.m. until service time, at the funeral home.
Contributions in memory of Mrs. Hazlewood may be made to Winona Christian School, 1014 South Applegate, Winona, MS 38967; and
may be designated for Kindergarten Building 5, Classroom Door Fund, or the Girls' Basketball Program.
Saturday, Aug. 25 1 - 3 pm
Oliver Funeral Home
Saturday, Aug. 25 3 pm
Betty was such a lady. She was a joy to know and be able to visit with. She was also a wonderful educator, she loved
her work and the precious people that she taught. May her legacy live on and I hope that you, her dear family will
draw comfort from it. Love and peace to all.
A wonderful person who will be greatly missed She touched the lives of many people
Lee I just learned of your Mother's passing and am so sorry for your loss..at 82 she could have had many enjoyable
years yet to live...Just wanted you to know I was thinking of you and your entire family during this time of loss.. .Best
Regards, joe simcox.
|May 9, 1936
August 20, 2018