On Friday, March 22, 2019, Evelyn ‘Unie’ Dorothy Hazel, passed away at the age of 85. Evelyn was born on November 14, 1933, in El Paso Texas to Oscar and Mildred Davis. Evelyn married Edward D. Hazel in El Paso, TX, where they raised five children. She moved to Ruidoso, NM in 1972, where she was established in the community with multiple businesses. Unie lived a life full of love, laughter, kindness, and generosity. One of her many talents was sewing and making hand-quilts. She enjoyed a good game of Yahtzee and to do a multitude of outdoor activities; including watching her favorite football team the Denver Broncos and favorite baseball team Chicago Cubs.
She is preceded in death by her parents Oscar and Mildred Davis, her husband Edward D. Hazel, two brothers Charles Davis and Paul Davis, two children Gordon ‘Skip’ Hazel and Kathy Graham, daughter-in-law Loretta Hazel, and granddaughter Mindy Lynn Hazel.
She is survived by her sister, Catherine Redding of Coalinga, Ca; son, Kenneth Hazel and wife Mary of Carlsbad, NM, son, Mark ‘Leech’ Hazel and wife Joann of Canyon, Tx, son, Alan Hazel and wife Bernadette of Rio Rancho, NM, and son-in-law Dale Graham of Ruidoso, NM; 11 grandchildren - Josh Graham, Dooley Graham, Nichole Graham, Jennifer Hopko-Trujillo, Karen Ramsey, Audra Poppy, Amee Gieb, Boni Hazel, Landon Hazel, Jeremy Hazel, MacKenzie Hazel; 24 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; and multiple nieces and nephews as well as great nieces and nephews. Unie was loved by a multitude of family and friends.
Graveside service will be held Friday, March 29, 2019, at 1:00 P.M. at Forrest Lawn Cemetery in Ruidoso New Mexico.
Dear Kenneth, Leech and Alan, I am so sorry for your loss. Your mother was an amazing woman. I pray for comfort for all of you.
Patti Hall Cannon
Patti Hall CannonLas Cruces, NM
Prayers and Hugs for Dale Graham, Nikki, Josh, Dooley. She is with her Sweet Daughter 🙏🏻♥️🙏🏻 I Love you all ♥️ 🙏🏻
Jeanne GassPaducah, TX
Our prayers are with your family at this most difficult time. Unie was my son's first Ruidoso baby caregiver and she gave to us all of her love and joy of life. You will be missed Unie by the people of Ruidoso.
Greg and Charlotta StewartThe Villages, FL
We love you Unie.
Elizabeth and JacobCapitan, NM
We love you Unie! You’ve been such a huge part of my life~ just my other Grandma Iv always had and you treated us as your own and always made us feel special❤️ I will forever be grateful that you handmade that beautiful quilt for my first grandbaby Faith, that will be cherished forever. Rest In Peace until we meet again❤️🙏 All our love, Sissy, Kyle & Wyatt
Sissy & Kyle GerryLittleton, CO
Rest in peace Unie! Please give my love and hugs to Loretta and Skip when you meet them in heaven. Prayers to the whole family for the loss of this great fun lady!
LeeAnn NicholsTULAROSA, NM
Dear Family I am so sorry to hear about Unie she was a sweet soul. My prayers are with you all. Love Cheryl
Cheryl DardenMaricopa, AZ
Love you Unie; you will be forever missed!
Ramsey FamilyErlanger, KY
You are my best friend and I will always cherish our special times together. I love you Unie and you will be forever in my heart! Janet Hazel-Zapolski
Janet ZapolskiPowell’s Point, NC, NM
Rest In Peace Unie. I among many others miss you. You always treated me as one of the family, and I am grateful for that. Love you and until we meet again❤️
Judy TallyRuidoso, NM
Such a sweet,precious lady, will miss her!!!!
Condolences, prayers, love and hugs to the family!!!!
Katherine Leann LaddRuidoso, NM