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Hazel May Heilman Odgers
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Birth: Mar. 6, 1940
Lyon County
Kansas, USA
Death: Mar. 5, 2012
Lyon County
Kansas, USA

Hazel May Odgers, 71, of Emporia, Kansas, died on March 5, 2012 at her home in Emporia.

Hazel was born on March 6, 1940 in Emporia, the daughter of Edward L. and Ruby E. Newton Heilman. She married David Williams and later divorced. She later married Harold E. Odgers on February 14, 1970 in Emporia. He survives of the home.

Other survivors include: sons, David Williams of Emporia, Larry Williams of Bartlesville, Oklahoma, Robert Williams of Emporia, John Williams of Emporia, Norris Williams of Jacksonville, Florida, and Frank Williams of Granby, Missouri; stepdaughter, Janet Baldelli of Lowery City, Missouri; brother, Eugene Heilman of Hugoton, Kansas; sister, Ella Duncan of Emporia; 27 grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and two step great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents; stepson, Gary Guy; stepdaughter, Cynthia Gregory; and two step-grandchildren.

Hazel was a truck driver for many years. In the 70's, she drove for J.D. Miller Trucking, and was an owner/operator hauling grain in Hugoton, Kansas. She also drove for CFI, and Frontier Leasing out of Joplin, Missouri. After that she drove for various companies. She was a member of F.O.E. Aux. #2587 and served as secretary and treasurer through the years.

Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, March 9, 2012 at Roberts-Blue-Barnett Funeral Home, Emporia. The service will be conducted by Pastor Tony Lantz of Life Church in Emporia. The visitation will be from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, March 8, 2012 at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions to Hand in Hand Hospice can be sent in care of the funeral home.
Family links: 
  Edward L. Heilman (1909 - 1977)
  Ruby Estella Newton Heilman (1917 - 2005)
  Hazel May Heilman Odgers (1940 - 2012)
  Edward Eugene Heilman (1942 - 2015)*
*Calculated relationship
Created by: Linda O.
Record added: Mar 06, 2012
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