Obituary for Hazel Collins, 85

February 22,1936 To December 13,2021,


Funeral Services
Graveside Memorial service will be 10:30 AM, Friday, December 17, 2021 at Sunset Hill Cemetery in Madison, MO

Sunset Hill Cemetery - Madison, MO

Sunset Hill Cemetery

Hazel Collins, 85, passed away at Aspire Senior Living in Fayette, MO on December 13, 2021. Hazel Irene Collins was born in Madison, MO on February 22, 1936, a daughter to the late Oliver C. and Mary Alice (Mallory) Smith. Hazel attended Madison High School where she enjoyed playing basketball. On April 3, 1969, Hazel married Bob F. Collins at Sugar Creek Lake in Moberly, MO. Bob and Hazel enjoyed over 25 years of marriage, until Bob’s passing on August 21, 1994. Hazel held several jobs throughout her career but primarily worked as a bookkeeper in the grocery industry. She also worked as a clerk for Alliant Bank in Madison and the Mizzou Bookstore. Survivors include her sister Lou (Eddie) Wells of Fayette, MO, along with numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. In addition to her husband and parents, Hazel was preceded in death by her son, Bobby J. Collins, six brothers and one sister. A graveside memorial service honoring the life of Hazel will be 10:30 AM, December 17, 2021 at Sunset Hill Cemetery in Madison, MO, with Rev. Karen Shearer officiating In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Sunset Hill Cemetery, in care of Friemonth-Freese Funeral Service, 174 Hwy. 5 & 240 N., Fayette, MO 65248.