Clarence Hazel

Clarence Strother Hazel, Jr., 94, of Newberry, widower of Gladys Bundrick Hazel, died Sunday, July 25, 2021, at J.F. Hawkins Nursing Home.


Born on August 18, 1926, in Saluda, he was a son of the late Clarence Strother Hazel, Sr. and Tennie Omeaga Merchant Hazel. He was a Navy veteran and was retired after 45 years of service from Kendall Company – Oakland Plant. Mr. Hazel was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church where he had served on the church council.


He is survived by sons, Clarence Danny (Josh) Hazel of Lake Wales, FL, Michael Dale (Jodie) Hazel of Austin, TX, and Timothy Dean (Ellen) Hazel of West Columbia; a daughter, Donna Jean Turner of Newberry; grandchildren, Tara Hazel, Travis Hazel, Chris Hazel, Robert Harwood, John Alden Turner, Rachel Turner, Ashley Turner, and Jaden Turner and a great-grandson, Logan Hazel. He was predeceased by a son, Ray Gene Hazel, his sisters, Grace Hazel and Freddie Brice Cromer and brothers, Julius “Buddy” Hazel and John “Shep” Hazel.


Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Wednesday, July 28, 2021, at St. Paul Lutheran Church by the Rev. Brent Nichols. Burial will follow in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Tuesday from 6:00 – 7:30 pm at the McSwain-Evans Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2496 SC Highway 773, Pomaria, SC 29126.


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#9 Dann Hazel 2021-08-06 08:59
My brothers, sister and I appreciate your expressions of condolences after the loss of our father, Clarence S. Hazel, Jr. It means a lot that you thought of us on this sad event.

#8 Susan Smith 2021-07-27 23:30
I'm so sorry for yalls loss. My thoughts, love and prayers go out to yall!
#7 Joyce Cotney 2021-07-27 20:43
So sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family
#6 Joyce Suber 2021-07-26 17:03
Sorry for your loss !
#5 Lanette Hazel Parnell 2021-07-26 15:30
So sorry for y'all's loss. Loved Uncle Clarence and Aunt Gladys...Now they are...... together again with family and friends
#4 Shelia Bannister 2021-07-26 11:35
Prayers for the family.
#3 Dana and Donna Werts 2021-07-25 16:34
So sorry to hear of Mr. Clarence passing. He will be missed. Rest in Peace Mr. Clarence.
#2 Lydia Merchant 2021-07-25 14:05
Donna & Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Cherish all of the memories you have made. Sending prayers. With deepest sympathy, Lydia & David Merchant & family
#1 Pam DeHart 2021-07-25 11:26
I dearly loved Mr Clarence and Mrs Gladys my visits with them were so welcome. My Mom loved them so much. Rest in peace prayers for all.

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