Hazel Morgan Proveaux
Hazel Morgan Proveaux, 98, of Cape Girardeau, died at 12:37 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, at Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau.
She was born on Nov. 28, 1917, in Ware, the daughter of Charles P. and Lela Frick Morgan.
She married Aldean A. Proveaux in 1947 in Cape Girardeau. He preceded her in death on Dec. 7, 1974.
She is survived by her two nieces, Linda McCloud of Anna and Paula Morgan of Jonesboro; three nephews, Randy Morgan of McClure, Mike Morgan of Jonesboro and Van Allen Morgan of Jonesboro; many great-nieces and great-nephews and great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews; other relatives and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Aldean A. Proveaux; two sisters, Delphia Morgan and Edna McCloud; and two brothers, Paul Morgan and Winstead Morgan.
She was a member of the Cape Bible Chapel and member of the Eastern Star. During World War II, she worked in an artillery factory in St. Louis. She went on to get her cosmetology certificate and graduated from Southern Illinois University. She later owned and operated Hazel’s Cut and Curl in Cape Girardeau for over 50 years. She was a talented seamstress, she enjoyed sewing and making many of her own clothes.
Funeral services for Mrs. Proveaux were at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro, with the Rev. Randy Morgan officiating. Interment was in the Jonesboro Cemetery.
Memorials can be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children.
To leave online condolences for the family, visit www.rendlemanhilemanfh.com.
Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro was in charge of arrangements.