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“Stacy & Barb, I'm so sorry to hear about your Grandmother & Mother. I had no idea or I would've been at the funeral. She was a sweet lady & everytime...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Candi Cole West - Benton, KY

“Barb, so sorry I couldn't be with you and your family during this difficult time. Hazel was such a lady and a good friend to Arvella beside being...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Lana Burkeen - Gilbertsville, KY

“Barb & family: So sorry to hear of Hazel passing, She was a very sweet lady. ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: Suzi Neal: Roger & Vicki Baker

“We are so sorry for your loss our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. May God wrap his loving caring arms around all of you and give you...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Brad and Rena Travis - Benton, KY

“Barb,and Family I just wanted to say that Aunt Hazel was a very nice lady She always had a smile,and always treated everyone the same. She was...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Sherri Robertson - Marion, KY


Hazel Louise Colson, age 82, of Benton, KY, died Wednesday, October 3, 2012, at Murray-Calloway Co. Hospital in Murray, KY. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Benton.

She was the daughter of the late Clell Burkeen and the late Cora (Nelson) Burkeen.

She is survived by: One Daughter: Barbara Travis, husband Gary, Benton, KY; daughter-in-law: Jerilyn Colson, Benton, KY; grandchildren: Stacy Blakeley, husband Gary, Cadiz, KY, Wes Colson, wife Shelly, Murray, KY; great grandchild: Madison Blakeley, Cadiz, KY; and 3 step great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband: Edgar Eugene Colson; son: Geary Colson; and several brothers and sisters.

Arrangements are being handled by Collier Funeral Home, P.O. Box 492, Benton, KY.

Funeral service will be at Collier Funeral Chapel at 2:00 PM, Saturday, October 6, 2012, Rev. Don Wilson officiating.

Interment will follow at Fairdealing Cemetery, Benton, KY.

Visitation will be held at Collier Funeral Home on Saturday, October 6, 2012 between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be given to the First Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 381, Benton, KY 42025.