Hazel King

Hazel Margaret King (Brazzle)

Sunday, December 18th, 1927 - Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
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Service for Hazel Margaret Brazzle Jay King, 91, Cleburne, will be conducted11:00 A.M., Monday, October 21, 2019 in the Greater MT. Zion Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery.
Visitation will be 9:00-11:00 A.M, Monday at the church prior to the service

Hazel Margaret Brazzle Jay King was born in Cleburne, Texas, December 18, 1927 to the parentage of J.B. Brazzle and Geneva Maxwell. She grew up in Cleburne and attended the public school. She graduated from Booker T. Washington in 1945 as Valedictorian of her class and attended Tillotson College in Austin, Texas for one year. She joined the Greater Mt. Zion Baptist Church at the age of 12 in October of 1939. She has been at the same church for 80 years. She sang in the choir, was Sunday School Secretary, Announcing Clerk, Adult Sunday School Teacher, Teacher of W.M. U. #1 and Financial Secretary from 1983 until 2016.

She married Curtis Jay Sr. in 1946. To this union four children were born. Samuel L. Jay, Curtis Jay, Jr., Margaret Ann Jay Hampton, Marvin L. Jay.

Hazel is survived by her children, Samuel Jay and Emmalean of Milwaukee, Curtis Jay Jr. of Milwaukee, Margaret Hampton and Clyde of Burleson, Marvin Jay and Carol of Chesapeake, VA.; step-son, Eddie King and Jane of Kansas City, KS; grandchildren, Laurie Hardaway, Samuel Jay, Jr., and Kevin Jay; 6 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild and several nieces, nephews; and a host of special friends at the Buena Vista Seniors Community where she lived for 15 years.

She is preceded in death by, her parents, 4 brothers, 5 sisters and her husband Ernest King, Jr. on January 21, 2003.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, October 21st, 2019 | 9:00am - 10:30am
    Monday, October 21st, 2019 9:00am - 10:30am
    Greater Mt. Zion Baptist Church
    317 N. Brazos
    CLEBURNE, TX 76033
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    Prior to service
  • Service

    Monday, October 21st, 2019 | 11:00am
    Monday, October 21st, 2019 11:00am
    Greater Mount Zion Baptist Church
    317 N. Brazos Ave.
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    Dr. Reginald Brazzle
    Reverend John Warren
  • Interment

    Greenlawn Cemetery
    405 Waters St.
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Ruth Kontowicz

Posted at 01:06pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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The Staten Family

Posted at 03:48pm
To the family of Mrs Hazel King from the Staten family. Mama treasured her friendship with Hazel and we send our heartfelt condolences and prayers.
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Pastor James Horton

Posted at 08:04pm
We submit our sincere Prayers and Condolences to the Family, Greater Mt Zion Baptist Church and the Community.

Be not dismayed, whatever betide God will take care of you.

Because of Calvary,
Pastor James & Sis Le Nora Horton

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