Starke - Betty Norman Hazen, age 71, passed away on Monday, January 28, 2013 at the Select Specialty Hospital in Gainesville, FL. Betty was born on March 17, 1941 in Lawtey, FL., to Othma J. Norman and Evelyn E. Johns Norman. Betty was happily married to the love of her life and best friend for 54 years. After spending 30 years on the lake in Keystone Heights they moved back to Starke and built a home on the Hazen property in 2007. She loved her family, fishing, enjoyed taking long rides with Harley, spending time outdoors and the Florida Gators. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.
She is preceded in death by her parents, O.J. “Ossie” and Evelyn Norman, an infant brother, Gary and one infant granddaughter, Sarah Hazen Rewak.
She is survived by her husband, Harley "Johnny" Lloyd Hazen of Starke, FL., two daughters: Julie (Brian) Baldwin of Starke, FL. and Vickie (Clay) Watson of Trenton, FL., two brothers: Gene (Jean) Norman and Ronnie (Corkie) Norman all of Lawtey, FL., 6 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
Graveside Services will be held on Friday, February 1, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. at Dyal Cemetery in Raiford, FL. with Chaplain Jason Crawford officiating. Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 31, 2013 from 5:00-7:00 P.M. at the Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home in Starke.
Arrangements under the care of Watson Funeral Home, 426 W. Wade Street, Trenton, FL. 32693 (352) 463-8888 and Jones Gallagher Funeral Home, 514 E. Nona Street, Starke, FL. 32091. (904) 964-6200 Online condolences or to sign the guest book at www.watsonfhtrenton.com