March 28, 2005

Hazel Bivins

Mrs. Hazel M. Truitt Bivins, of Jonesboro, died March 26, 2005, at Portsbridge Hospice. She was a member of Rock Springs Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred William Bivins; granddaughter Sheila Nichols Blair; and grandsons Joseph Austin Harden Jr. and Brian Hicks.

She is survived by daughters, Linda L. and James Hopper, of Hampton, Judy N. and Danny Hitt, of Canton, Martha J. and Joe Harden, of Stockbridge, Joan Daniels, of Jonesboro, Barbara A. and Don Hicks, of The Colony, Texas; son, Ray Bivins Sr., of Atlanta; sisters, Helen Dobbs, Ruth Hanson, Sandra Wilber and Betty Phillips; brothers, Roy Truitt and Johnny Truitt; 16 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Horis A. Ward Funeral Homes - Tara Chapel, 681 North Avenue, in Jonesboro. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel, the Rev. Tommy Aman officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Horis A. Ward Funeral Homes - Tara Chapel (770) 471-7171 .