Hazel Cates age 81, daughter of the late Boyd Cates Sr, and Margaret Abner Cates, passed away on Nov. 28, 2020 at her home in Berea. Hazel was a homemaker and the babysitter for all of her nieces and nephews growing up. Hazel was preceded in death by her brother Carl Douglas Cates and infant brother Harold Cates.
Hazel is survived by her siblings: Lloyd (Wanda) Cates, Rubin Ray Kates, Boyd Jr. (Doris) Cates, Kathleen (William) Shearer, and Eliza (Delbert) Crutcher, and her many nieces and nephews.
Her funeral services will be Saturday Dec. 5, 2020 and she will be buried at the Johnny Abner Family Cemetery at Mallory Springs. Due to current state mandates all services will be private. Lakes Funeral Home is handling arrangements.