Hazel Catherine Shedd Landers, 77, wife of the late Henry Hal Landers, passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, August 10, 2015.
A native of Athens, she was born and raised in Oglethorpe County. She worked for many years at the University of Georgia in a variety of departments as a senior secretary. She retired in the early 90's to spend time with her husband and pets.
Hazel was an avid lover of nature, plants, and animals. Throughout her lifetime she has cared for and loved hundreds of dogs, cats, and other animals. She enjoyed sewing and made many outfits for her children in their younger years, and began quilting in her later years. She was a longtime member of and active supporter of the Prospect United Methodist Church in Athens, since 1965. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hal Landers; and a brother, Glenn Shedd.
Survivors include children, Kay Landers and Mike Landers; and brother, Jimmy Shedd, all of Athens; sister-in-law, Martha Rogers Shedd; and two nephews, Clint Shedd and Clay She'd.
The family will receive friends at Bernstein Funeral Home on Wednesday, August 12, from 6 to 8 p.m. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, you may make a donation to Athens Area Humane Society. Donations can be sent by mail to Athens Area Humane Society at 1781 Mars Hill Rd., Watkinsville, GA 30677, or you can donate at the web site: www.athenshumanesociety.org
Online condolences may be offered at www.bernsteinfuneralhome.com.
Bernstein Funeral Home, Athens, is in charge of arrangements.