Hazel Naomi Faircloth Brunson

Published 1:15 pm Wednesday, November 3, 2021

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Mrs. Hazel Naomi Faircloth Brunson, age 84, passed away Tuesday, November 2, 2021, at her home in Ashford, Alabama.  Services for Mrs. Brunson will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, November 6, 2021, at the Cadwell Chapel of Cox Funeral Home.  Interment will follow in Calvary Assembly of God Church Cemetery.  Charlie Huntley, April Huggins, Alex Miller, Jimmy Huggins, James Huggins, Gary Huggins, Gary Faircloth, and Jeremy Brunson will serve as pallbearers.  The family will receive friends one hour before the service, beginning at 1:00 p.m.

Due to the ongoing concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, those attending are asked to maintain the recommended safe social distancing of six feet and/or wear protective masks in accordance with the State of Georgia guidelines.

Hazel was born July 14, 1937, in Donalsonville, Georgia.  Her parents, Ennis Grady Faircloth and Birdie Vera Williams Faircloth, have preceded her in death.  Hazel loved playing basketball in high school and was a talented player.  She married James Brunson who passed away in 2011.  Hazel loved people and she was loved by everyone who met her, old and young.  She had a nickname for everyone she loved.  Hazel retired from Southern Bell after 42 years.  She enjoyed her time there working as an operator.  Hazel enjoyed traveling around the South and working in her yard.  Her loved one’s teasingly called her “Krazy Hazy” and reminded you she was “crazy” in a good way.  She loved to play Rummy and always won.  With an infectious smile and love in her heart she would take up for those who couldn’t take up for themselves.  Hazel Brunson will be deeply missed by her family and many, many friends.

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Hazel Brunson is survived by her sons, James Alan Brunson and Michael Gene Brunson of Ashford, Alabama; sister, Melanie Hutchins of Bainbridge, Georgia; grandchildren, Rachel Ryerson and husband, John of Rumford, Maine and children, Reese and Hazel, Kathryn Gonzales and husband Benjamin of Orlando, Florida and children Kaylee and Tyler, and Alan Michael Brunson of Orlando; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

On-line condolences may be sent at www.Coxfuneral.net.  Cox Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.