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Grace Irene Hazelton, age 81, of Petersburg, Indiana passed away at 1:18 p.m., on Monday, August 29, 2016, at the Amber Manor Care Center in Petersburg.

She was born August 17, 1935, in Petersburg, Indiana to Raymond and Ethel (Gilliland) Henson. Grace worked as a nursing center caregiver. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Hazelton, who died in 1977; one son, Bill Hazelton; one daughter, Beverly Sims; three brothers, Joe Henson, Danny Henson and Donny Henson; two sisters, Hazel Wheatley and Lucy Turnbloom; and one grandson, Robert “Bobby” Sims.

She is survived by:

Her son and daughter-in-law,
Larry (Judith) Hazelton of Tyler, Texas;
Her longtime companion of over thirty years,
Gary White of Petersburg, Ind.;
One brother,
Gary Henson of Petersburg, Ind.;
One sister,
Marilyn Poole of Petersburg, Ind.;
by (3) grandchildren,
David Sims of Petersburg, Ind.,
Amy Hazelton of Tyler, Texas,
Brian Hazelton of Tyler, Texas;
(6) great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services for Grace Hazelton will be held at 10:00 a.m., E.D.T., on Saturday, September 3, 2016, at the Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg with burial to follow at Walnut Hill Cemetery in Petersburg, Indiana. Reverend Gregory Joe Henson will officiate at the service.

Friends may call for visitation at the Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg from 2:00-8:00 p.m., on Friday. Condolences may be shared online at: