HAZEL PAULINE OSBORNE
Hazel Pauline Osborne, 92, Hardinville, Illinois, passed away on Friday April 26, 2013, at Deaconess Hospital, Evansville, Indiana following a stroke she suffered earlier in the day.
Hazel was born in Crawford County, Illinois on November 6, 1920 and was the daughter of Joseph L. and Dora M. (Skaggs) Mikeworth. Hazel married Herbert Glenn Osborne on October 15, 1945 and he preceded her in death on Dec. 31, 1990.
Hazel worked at the Oblong Telephone office as an operator for many years and later as a cook at the Hardinville School. She was a member of the Hardinville United Church and a lifelong resident of the Hardinville area. She enjoyed crocheting, planting and caring for her flowers and once she got satellite television watching game shows, movies and hockey games.
Hazel is survived by three sons and a daughter-in-laws Terry Gene & Marie Osborne, Fairbanks, Alaska, Timmy Glenn & Tracy Osborne, Bullhead City, Arizona and Thomas Leroy Osborne, Hardinville, Illinois; eight grandchildren Steven & Kristin Osborne, Fairbanks, Alaska, Bradley & Melanie Osborne, Anchorage, Alaska, Samantha & Steve Berry, Wasilla, Alaska, Jennifer & Jessie Abril, San Diego, California, Michael Osborne, Washington, D.C., Laleya & Wyatt Christanson, Anchorage, Alaska, Kivalina & Dan Clark, Collinsville, Illinois and Isiah Osborne, Carbondale, Illinois; thirteen great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; one brother Russell Mikeworth, Robinson, Illinois as well as several nieces and nephews.
Hazel was preceded in death by her parents; husband; a daughter Paula Yvette Osborne; one brother Millard Mikeworth; and two sisters-in-laws Norma Mikeworth and Zelma Mikeworth.
A Celebration of Hazel’s life will be held at 10:30 am Thursday May 2, 2013 at Pulliam Funeral Home, 302 East Main Street, Oblong, Illinois. Burial will follow in Hardinville Cemetery, Hardinville, Illinois. Visitation will be Wednesday May 1, 2013 from 5:00 - 7:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers, an expression of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to Oblong Senior Citizens Nutritional Program. Envelopes at or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home, P.O. Box 121, Oblong, Illinois 62449. Condolences and memories may be sent to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org
Charitable donations may be made in Hazel's memory to the following organization:
Senior Citizens Nutritional Program