Hazel Cornelius Williams


Hazel Cornelius Williams, 90, of Center, Texas, passed away on November 27, 2019 in Center, Texas.  Born June 29, 1929, in Center, Texas, Hazel is the daughter of the late Archie Aaron Dean and Leona (Guidry) Williams.  Funeral service will be held Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 11AM at Oaklawn Memorial Park, Center, Texas with Bro. Michael Williams officiating.

Visitation will be held on Friday, November 29, 2019 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM at Mangum Funeral Home. 

Hazel was born and raised in Shelby County, Texas. She attended Center High School. Hazel married the love of her life, K.P. Williams, December 02, 1947 and the two were married over 64 years before his passing. She had an entrepreneurial spirit which led her to open “Wig Villa” in the early 70’s. She later owned a H & R Block franchise for several years. She enjoyed reading, along with keeping up with family and friends on Facebook. Hazel is a member of the Eastern Star. She served her Lord passionately by attending Center Christian Fellowship and Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.

Hazel is survived by:

LaMoine Williams of Lufkin, Texas
Michael W. Williams and wife Brenda of Willis Point, Texas

Daughter, Regina Metcalf of Center, Texas

Brother, Aaron Thomas Dean and wife Peggy of Livingston, Texas

Jana Hagler of Center, Texas
Joel Porter of Center, Texas
Amy Bryant and husband Jason of Keller, Texas
Rebecca Lackey of Broaddus, Texas
Chris Williams and wife Cissy of Willis Point, Texas
Charity Morgan and husband Jason of Edgewood, Texas
Amanda Strutton and husband Ryan of Willis Point, Texas
Jennifer Byrd and husband Clinton of Keller, Texas
Jonathan Williams and wife Elizabeth of Rockwall, Texas

32 great grandchildren

4 great grandchildren

A host of family and friends that will miss her dearly.

She is preceded in death by her husband, K.P. Williams Jr.; parents, Archie and Leona Dean; grandson, Nathan Williams; and sister, Era Maxine Williams.

To send condolences and sign the online guest book you may go to www.mangumfh.net.

Mangum Funeral Home, Center, Texas is in charge of arrangements.