Hazel Rogers Nave

Published 4:17 pm Thursday, May 11, 2017

Hazel Rogers Nave, 93, of Elizabethton, passed away on Wednesday, May 10. 2017, at Ivy Hall Nursing Home.
Hazel was a native of Carter County. She was the daughter of the late Harry and “Lizzie” Hodge Rogers.
Hazel, known as “Granny” to her family and friends, loved her church family at Hunter First Baptist Church where she was a devoted member until she was no longer able to attend. She loved yard selling with her good friend Geraldine.
Hazel retired from East Tennessee Undergarment where she was a supervisor. She loved her job, the people she worked with and some became longtime friends often reflecting on fond memories.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Dock D. Nave; sisters, Georgia Campbell, Hester Heatherly, Ruby Hampton and Ruth Glover; brother, William “Joe” Rogers; and three step-daughters, who were like her own, Wilma Hodge, Mary McAlister and Dorothy Buckles.
Survivors include a son, Daniel Holder and wife Nyoka; grandson, Nick Holder and wife Leia; grandchildren, Michael and Michelle Williams; sisters, Sarah Heighway of Indiana, Rebecca Buckles, Eula Pierce and Wanda Townsend, all of Elizabethton; step-daughters, Hildred Gardner of Indiana and Margie Nave of Johnson City; several special nieces and nephews, step-grandchildren and one special friend and roommate, Cleola Taylor.
The family will receive friends from noon until 2 p.m. Saturday, May 13, at Memorial Funeral Chapel. A memorial service will follow at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Sherrill Nave and the Rev. Steve Nauman officiating. The graveside service will follow at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Nick Holder, Michael Williams, Keith Glover, Stevie Buckles, Mike Ensor, Lawrence Hodge, Tim Rasnick, Rick McMullins and Jeff Pierce. Honorary pallbearers are Lawrence Pierce, Tyler McMullins, Joshua Rasnick, Michael Carpenter, Wayne Ritchie, Jay Nidiffer, Bill Cline and her church family. The family would like to thank Judy Deloach, Joseph Taylor and the staff of Ivy Hall Nursing Home for the excellent and loving care given to Hazel. We really appreciate each one of you. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be given in Hazel’s name to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-990, or to your favorite charity. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website at www.memorialfcelizabethton.com
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Nave family.

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