Mrs. Hazel Troxell, age 68, passed away Saturday, March 28, 2015, at her home in Whitley City, Kentucky.
Born in McCreary County, Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late Sylvester and Goldie (Gregory) Shook. Besides her parents, she is preceded in death by a sister Shelby Jean King.
On January 21, 1967, Hazel was united in marriage to Jesse Troxell and they had five children; Eddie (and Lisa) Troxell of Bronston, Kentucky, April (and Steven) West of Franklin, Tennessee, Nickie (and Brian) Fugate of Whitley City, Sue (and Greg) Bills of Whitley City, and Roger (and Sharon) Troxell of Franklin, Tennessee. They were blessed with 12 grandchildren and six great grandchildren with one on the way.
Hazel’s brothers and sisters are; Edward Shook of Whitley City, Kentucky, Iva Sue Jones of Stearns, Bill (and Jean) Shook of Stearns, Bruce (and Joan) Shook of Monticello, Jim Shook of Whitley City, Ellen (and Phillip) Coffey of Stearns, Wayne (and Roxanne) Shook of Stearns and Dale Shook of Stearns. She also leaves behind numerous nieces and nephews, other family and friends that were special to her.
Hazel was a homemaker and member of the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church. She enjoyed gardening, growing flowers and watching birds. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and keeping a clean house for her family.
A gathering of family and friends will be Monday, March 30, 2015, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at McCreary County Funeral Home. A private graveside service will be conducted Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. at the Troxell Family Cemetery.
McCreary County Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.