Hazel Kynion

Friday, June 11, 2010

Hazel V. Kynion, 90, of Granite City, Ill., passed away Wednesday, June 9, 2010, in Granite City.

She was born Feb. 9, 1920, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Cirgus and Josephine Proffer Hosea. She and Lester Kynion were married Jan. 20, 1938. He passed away Aug. 14, 2005.

Hazel was active in the Tri-City Area Association for the Handicapped in Granite City and the New Opportunities Handicap Workshop in Granite City since 1972. She enjoyed bluegrass music, camping and fishing.

Loving survivors include a son, Larry Kynion of Granite City; a sister-in-law, Alice Hopper of Ballwin, Mo.; several nieces, nephews and other extended family and friends.

She was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.

Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the chapel of McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.

The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Interment will be in Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson.

Memorials may be made to the Tri-City Area Association for Handicapped.

Sympathy messages may be sent to the family online at www.mccombsfuneralhome.com.