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Hazel Anne Tigert

December 17, 1917 February 12, 2008
Hazel Anne Tigert
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Hazel Anne Tigert, age 90, of Altus, passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2008 at Jackson County Memorial Hospital.
Hazel Anne (Zumbro) Tigert was born to Maude and Claude Zumbro on December 17, 1917 in Denison, Texas. Hazel moved to Altus with her family in 1921. They lived in the Ozark community where she attended the Ozark school. She attended the Friendship Baptist Church, along with her family, and at the age of 18 years accepted the Lord as her personal Savior. She was baptized at the Tabernacle Baptist Church in Altus.
In 1942 she married Carroll Tigert. They made their home in Altus and had three children, Ronnie Gene, Linda Renee and Erma Gay Tigert. Carroll and Hazel owned and operated the Altus Linen Supply. Hazel worked with Carroll in this business. She later worked at Jackson County Memorial Hospital in the Laundry Department, retiring in 1983.
Hazel is preceded in death by her husband Carroll Tigert in December 19,1973; baby girl Erma Gay in June 19, 1948; son Ronnie Gene in June 6, 1985; mother and father Maude and Claude Zumbro; two brothers, Ray and Roy Zumbro; one sister, Ople Maye Lasko.
She is survived by one daughter, Linda Cox and husband Johnny of Altus; one sister Cleo Beaver Barnett of Altus; grandchildren, Tonya Gay Tigert of Oklahoma City, Gary Tigert of Oklahoma City, Christine Ward and husband Cody of Cabot, Arkansas, Randy Montgomery and wife Cindy of Vernon, Texas, Shelly Morren and husband Jim of Blair, Oklahoma, Carolyn Richardson and husband Richy of Mangum, Oklahoma, and Brandi Cox-Welch of Altus, Oklahoma, eleven great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.
Graveside services for Hazel Anne Tigert will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, February 14, 2008, at the Altus City Cemetery with Brother Jason Duree officiating. Lowell-Tims Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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