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Mrs Hazel Mae Lafon Neal
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Birth: Jun. 21, 1915
West Virginia, USA
Death: Sep. 10, 2009
Norfolk City
Virginia, USA

Hazel Mae Lafon Neal, 94, went to be with the Lord Sept. 10, 2009. She was born June 21, 1915, in Bluefield, W.Va., to the late Frank and Maude Lafon. Hazel became a member of Norview Baptist Church when she moved to Norfolk in 1955. She was very involved with the church and with her family. For many years, Hazel was a cafeteria cashier for the Norfolk Public Schools. She enjoyed flowers, especially African violets, cooking, and feeding her family and friends. Hazel was predeceased by her loving husband of 70 years, John Chalmer Neal Sr. and a son, Frank Lafon Neal. Left to cherish her memory are three children, Norma L. Davis of Norfolk, Dawn Brake and husband Lowell of Charlottesville, and John Chalmer Neal Jr. and wife Diane of Chesapeake; daughter-in-law, Peggy Neal of Norfolk; grandchildren, Karen Duncan, Curtis Neal, Dana Dolder, Margo McFarland, Dodee Smith, Marta Brunn, and Heather Brink; and nine great-grandchildren. A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 14, in Smith & Williams Funeral Home, Norfolk Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Mike Smith. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Sunday, Sept. 13, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Autumn Care Resident Activity Fund, 1401 Halstead Ave., Norfolk, VA 23502. To celebrate the life of Hazel, please visit her Everlasting Memorial at The family offers a special "thank you" to the staff of Autumn Care and especially Annie Chapman who Hazel adopted as one of her own grandchildren, Robin Taylor for her loving care, and Anita Stone who was her dear friend.
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  John Chalmer Neal (1909 - 2004)*
  Frank Lafon Neal (1934 - 1981)*
  John C Neal (1954 - 2012)*
*Calculated relationship
Woodlawn Memorial Gardens
Norfolk City
Virginia, USA
Created by: Leann Walther
Record added: Sep 13, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41894831
Mrs Hazel Mae <i>Lafon</i> Neal
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Mrs Hazel Mae <i>Lafon</i> Neal
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