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Hazel Smith, Elizabethton

Published April 11th, 2012 9:19 pm

ELIZABETHTON — Hazel Norma Vines Smith, 83, Elizabethton, passed away Monday April 9, 2012, in the Bristol Regional Medical Center.
A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Daniel C. and Nancy Jane Potter Vines. She had lived in California from 1966 to 1989. Mrs. Smith was a homemaker. She was a member of the C Street Church of Christ.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: Edgar Eugene Smith, January 11, 1999; by a son: Eddie Smith; a daughter: Deloris Reline; and 12 brothers & sisters.
Mrs. Smith loved to go to the beach, loved to sing and watch wrestling on TV. Her little best friend: Cuddles.
Survivors include Two Daughters & Sons-in-Law: Dawn & Raymond “Butch” Ruby, Oshkosh, Wis., and Twana & Ernest Hively, Johnson City; Four Granddaughters: Desiree Portillo, Christy Ruby Moon, Deloris Hively Kane and Cathy Hively; Three Grandsons: Joshua Reline, Ernie Hively and David Ruby; 12 Great Grandchildren: Corbin, Conner, Jordan, Kate, William, Chase, Kyrstyn, Jason, Trinity, Taylor, Mark and Brenden; Several nieces & nephews.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with Mr. Roby Ellis, Minister, officiating.
Graveside Service and Interment will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Music will be provided by the Congregation. Active Pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:20 a.m. Friday, will be: Ernest Hively, Bernie Ault, Tom Vines, David Vines, Jeff Vines and Raymond “Butch” Ruby.
The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to Dr. Jeff Hopland, Dr. Garcia, Dr. Tran, the staff and nurses at the ICU, Sycamore Shoals Hospital and the staff of Bristol Pulmonary Specialty Hospital.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:20 a.m. Friday to go to the cemetery.
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Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.