Hazel Frost, 97, of Gainesville, formerly of Winder, died Wednesday, October 22, 2008, at the Oaks at Limestone Nursing Home, following an extended illness.
She was born in Granger County, Tenn., the daughter of the late John and Mallie Dyer Buckner. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Winder. Mrs. Frost was preceded in death by her husband, Verlin Frost; and a son, Marvin Frost.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Shirley and David Wetzel, Elizabethton, Tenn.; son and daughter-in-law, Jack and Janice Frost, Braselton; daughter-in-law, Nancy Frost, Boone, N.C.; grandsons, Jack Frost II, Ken Frost and Kevin Wetzel; granddaughters, Jill Delvalle, Sonya McMillian and Kristin Hendrix; seven great-grandchildren; and a special friend, Mary Brown, Gainesville.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 25, at 11 a.m., in the chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home with Dr. Bill Coates officiating. Burial will be in the Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday, October 24, from 5 to 8 p.m., at North Riverside Chapel.
For the past several years on Sundays, The Dewberry Baptist Church 1 provided music and services for the residents. In honor of the church, those who prefer, memorials may be made in lieu of flowers to Dewberry Baptist Church 1, 4616 Clarks Bridge Rd., Gainesville, Ga. 30506.
Memorial Park Funeral Home North Riverside Drive, Gainesville, is in charge of arrangements.