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Hazel Elizabeth Crouch

Graveside service for Hazel Elizabeth Crouch, 89, Broken Arrow, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at Fort Sill Post Cemetery under direction of Fletcher Funeral Home. 

Mrs. Crouch was born July 5, 1927, in Hartford, Ark., to A.V. and Elizabeth Olson Hardy. 

Hazel Elizabeth Hardy Crouch passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2017, in Tulsa. 

She graduated from Fanshawe High School in 1944, then went on to attend Eastern Oklahoma State College, where she met her soon-to-be husband, the late Robert Crouch. The two married in 1949 and were married for 45 years when he passed away in 1994. Mrs. Crouch, Robert and their son, Robert Jr., traveled because of Robert's military career. They lived in Bakersfield, Calif., France and Japan before moving back to Fort Sill when Robert retired.

Hazel worked as a hair stylist for Edna Hennesey Barber Shop in Lawton until retiring in 1999. After retirement, she moved to Broken Arrow to live with her son, daughter-in-law and grandson. Her favorite pastimes were staying at the ranch and being with her family. Hazel was a wonderful woman and will be missed by all her family and friends.

She is survived by her son, Bob Crouch, and his wife, Linda, of Broken Arrow; her grandson, Matthew Crouch, of Broken Arrow; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Crouch; parents: A.V. and Elizabeth Hardy; one brother, William Hardy; and five sisters: Christina Hunter, Wilhelmina Peters, Barbara Barkel, Helen Fote and Ada Duncan. 

In lieu of flowers, friends and family members may make memorial contributions to the Folds of Honor, 5800 N. Patriot Dr. Owasso, Okla., 74055. 

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