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Hazel Snell Huffman

March 21, 1924 — October 20, 2018

Hazel Snell Huffman

Funeral Mass for Hazel Louise Snell Huffman, of Quitman, is scheduled for 10:00 AM Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church in Mineola with Father Lawrence Love as Celebrant. Interment will follow at New Hope Cemetery in Mineola.

Visitation will be Monday, October, 22 2018 at Lowe Funeral Home starting at 6:00 PM. The Rosary prayer service will take place at 7:00 PM Monday evening at the funeral home.

Hazel Louise Snell was born in Myrtle Springs, Van Zandt County, on March 21, 1924 to the late George R. and Myrtie Rae (Everett) Snell. In 1959 she married the love of her life, James Reed Huffman. After retiring, the couple moved from Grand Prairie to Quitman in 1986. Hazel retired from Decker’s Packing Company and was a homemaker.

Hazel was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Mineola. She was a member of the Ladies Guild at church, American Legion Auxiliary, and the Quitman Garden Club.

Surrounded by her family, Hazel passed away peacefully Saturday afternoon, October 20, 2018.

She is preceded in death by her parents, George and Myrtie Snell; brother, Melvin Snell; and sister, Fay Mims.

Left to cherish her memory is her loving husband of 59 years, James Reed Huffman of Quitman; three daughters, Rosa Terry and husband James of Carrollton, Dolores Helm of Grand Prairie, and Marcie Eckhout and husband Brent of Grand Prairie; 7 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild, and several nieces, nephews, extended family, and many friends.

Serving as pallbearers are her grandsons, Jason Helm, Bryan Helm, Jeffrey Helm, Christopher Eckhout, Patrick Eckhout, and Zachary Oliver.

In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made in memory of Hazel to:
St. Peter’s Catholic Church Building Fund
203 Meadowbrook Dr.
Mineola, TX 75773


Visitation

Lowe Funeral Home
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  • 1102 E. Goode St
    Quitman, Texas 75783

Prayer Service

Lowe Funeral Home
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  • 1102 E. Goode St
    Quitman, Texas 75783

Funeral Service

Saint Peter's Catholic Church - Mineola
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  • 203 Meadowbrook Dr
    Mineola, Texas 75773
  • Interment will follow at New Hope Cemetery in Mineola.
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