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Hazel Matney Wright
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Obituary for Hazel Matney Wright

SUMMITVILLE-Hazel M. (Smith) Wright, 79, passed away on Monday evening, May 14, 2018, at IU Health-Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie following an extended illness.

She was born on June 24, 1938 in Edmonton, Kentucky to Denver and Rosa Lee (Fields) Smith. She retired from Fisher-Body in Marion in 1992 after 11 years of employment. She had also worked at the Town Tavern in Summitville. Hazel was a member of the Alexandria Eagles Auxiliary and the Edmonton Baptist Church. She enjoyed quilt making, crocheting, working on her 80 acre farm, fishing and camping.

6 Daughters-Anna (Jerry) Young-Alexandria, Linda (Daniel) Swango-Geneva, Joan Matney-Hartford City, Sheila Matney-Summitville, Nannette Chambers-Alexandria, Patsy (Jeff) Cash-Middletown
3 Sons-Joe (Michelle) Wright-Wolcottville, Jim (Robin) Wright-Winterhaven, Florida, Christopher (Theresa) Matney-Pennville
17 Grandchildren
26 Great-Grandchildren
2 Great-Great Grandchildren
Sister-Madine Fields-Edmonton, Kentucky
Several nieces and nephews
Special Friends and caregivers-Gene (Joan) Phelps, Jimmy (Diane) Phelps, Brian Phelps and Cindy

Hazel was preceded in death by her parents, her husband-Jack Wright in 2017, a sister-Sue Cowart, a grandson-Jason gates

Services honoring hazel’s life and legacy will take place at 3 pm on Friday, May 18, 2018 in the Owens-Noffze Funeral Home, 1009 West Walnut Street, Summitville with Rev. Mark Joyner officiating. Interment will follow in Vinson Memorial Cemetery in Summitville. Friends may call at the Owens-Noffze Funeral after 12 Noon on Friday prior to the services.

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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Owens-Noffze Funeral Home

1009 Walnut Street
Summitville, IN 46070





3:00 PM
Owens-Noffze Funeral Home

1009 Walnut Street
Summitville, IN 46070

Cemetery Details


Vinson Memorial Cemetery

1500 North County Road 100 East
Summitville, IN 46070


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