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Hazel Sheppard Elkins

Visitation:
Monday, June 4, 2012
12:00 PM until 1:00 PM
Harmony United Methodist Church
3800 Riverside Drive
Huntington, WV 25705

Service:
Monday, June 4, 2012
1:00 PM
Harmony United Methodist Church
3800 Riverside Drive
Huntington, WV 25705

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Hazel Sheppard Elkins, 93, of Huntington, WV, widow of Lyman E. “Gene” Elkins, passed away Friday June 1, 2012 at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. She was born May 10, 1919 in McDowell County, West Virginia a daughter of the late Edmond and Sallie Kennedy Sheppard. In addition to her husband and parents she had two sisters precede her in death, Madge Christian and Ethel Harris. Hazel was a retired schoolteacher having taught for 37 years and her last 27 years were with Cabell County Schools. She was a member of the Harmony United Methodist Church, the Gideon’s Auxiliary, and faithfully supported “M.A.D.D.”, Mother’s Against Drunk Drivers. Survivors include her sister, Tena Perinoni, with whom she lived, of Huntington; two nieces, Sally Pettit and husband, Tom, of Ona, and Sara Lee Hanks of Pulaski, VA; a nephew, George T. Harris and his wife, Ginger, of Bristol, TN; four great nieces, Sarah Eppard and her husband, Jesse, of Elkton, VA, and their children, Emily, William, and Caroline, and Katy Pettit, Betsy Pettit, and Rebecca Pettit, all of Ona, WV. Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 PM Monday June 4, 2012, at Harmony United Methodist Church, with Rev. Phil Wilson officiating. Burial will be in Greenbotton Memorial Park. Friends may visit family after noon until service time Monday at the church. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Harmony United Methodist Church, 3800 Riverside Dr. Huntington, 25705. Condolences may be sent to www.chapmans-mortuary.com.



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