Hazel Merle Fugitt, 95, of Greenville, passed away on February 8, 2018, at the Oak Manor Nursing Home in Commerce. Funeral services will be held on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. at the chapel of Coker-Mathews Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Mizer officiating. Burial will follow at Memoryland Memorial Park. Visitation will be held on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Hazel was born on May 11, 1922, in McKinney, Texas to Ernest Lee and Sophia Adline Davis Long. She married Lee Edwin Fugitt on May 28, 1968, in Tyler, Texas. She was a homemaker and of the Pentecostal faith.
Hazel is survived by her sons, Howard D. McDonald of Greenville, Harvey Allen McDonald of Greenville, Ricky Lynn McDonald of Tyler; daughters, Mary Louise Ishmael of Greenville, Glennie Faye Broughton of Big Sandy, Freda Gayle Taylor of Campbell; half-brother, Micky Long of Kansas; half-sister, Jackie Lou Knight of Oregon; 20 grandchildren; 48 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Rex L. McDonald, Jr.; brothers, William (Bill) Long, Olis Albert Long; half-brother, Jerry Wayne Long; and sister, Erma Lee Smith.
Pallbearers will be her grandchildren.