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Hazel Minter Gibson

Female 1915 - 2003  (88 years)


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  • Name Hazel Minter Gibson 
    Born 7 Jan 1915  Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 10 Aug 2003  Austin, Travis, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • OBITUARY
      August 15, 2003

      A memorial service for Hazel Minter Ward, 88, was held Wednesday, Aug.13, at Northwest Hills United Methodist Church, Austin, with Rev. Chris Bistline officiating.

      Private burial services were to be held at a later date in Sulphur Springs.

      Hazel was formerly a resident of Sulphur Springs and was a member of the United Methodist Church. She was also a member of the PEO, Waverly Club, and Woman's Forum. She had been a 20-year resident of Austin.

      Hazel attended East Texas State University in Commerce and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Latin.

      Hazel Minter Ward passed away on Sunday, Aug. 10. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe P. Ward; daughter Jennifer Ruth Ward; and parents Scott and Berry Gibson, and Grigsby and Adele Minter.

      She will be sadly missed by her daughters, Jo Wicker and husband Weldon of Austin, Alice Grabow and husband Terry of Austin; grandchildren, Melissa Virnau of Sealy, Chris Geck of Long Beach, Calif., Nancy Nance of Austin, Arthur Mason of San Antonio; 10 great-grandchildren; and sister Ruth Minter of Austin.

      In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Hazel's honor to the Long Center for the Performing Arts, c/o Mary Herr, Director of Development, 501 W. Third St., Austin, TX, 78701.
    Buried Sulphur Springs City Cemetery, Sulphur Springs, Hopkins, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I23064  Dickinson
    Last Modified 16 Aug 2018 

    Father Thomas Scott Gibson,   b. 1 Mar 1886, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1960, Sulphur Springs, Hopkins, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Berry Minter,   b. 18 Nov 1881, Hopkins County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1975, Sulphur Springs, Hopkins, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 1904  Hopkins County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F7128  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joe Pirkle Ward,   b. 31 Jul 1913, Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1993, Austin, Travis, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Children 
     1. Jennifer Ruth Ward,   b. 8 Nov 1945, Sulphur Springs, Hopkins, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1945, Sulphur Springs, Hopkins, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 16 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F7155  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Aug 2003 - Austin, Travis, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Sulphur Springs City Cemetery, Sulphur Springs, Hopkins, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S197] U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 [database on-line], Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2015).
      Name: Hazel M Ward
      Gender: Female
      Birth Date: 7 Jan 1915
      Death Date: 10 Aug 2003
      Claim Date: 13 Nov 1976
      SSN: 451075446

    2. [S499] Texas, Select County Marriage Index, 1837-1965 [database on-line], (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014), FHL Film Number: 1298851.