Hazel Frances Brockell 86, of McGehee, passed away Monday, June 17, 2013 at her home in McGehee.
Hazel Frances Brockell 86, of McGehee, passed away Monday, June 17, 2013 at her home in McGehee. Mrs. Brockell was born on June 28, 1926 to the late Arch and Lucille Leach Crisp in Monroe County. Other than her parents she is preceded in death by her husband of nine years Wilbur Julius Brockell Jr. and a son Arthur Eric Brockell. She loved to read, listen to music, watch old movies and public television. She also loved gardening, being a seamstress and cooking. Mrs. Brockell leaves two daughters, Linda Brockell and Lesia Brockell, both of McGehee; a brother, Travis Crisp of Orlando, Fla.; and four grandchildren, Sam Brockell, Hannah Brockell, Rikki Runyan and Rhett Runyan. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday June 19, 2013 at Griffin-Culpepper Funeral Service in McGehee. Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, June 20, 2013 at Smalley Cemetery in Marvell. Arrangements are by Griffin-Culpepper Funeral Service of McGehee. The online guestbook is at www.griffinculpepper.com.