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Hazel Leonard

Hazel Leonard

Hazel Elizabeth Cox Leonard, 95, of New Tazewell, Tn., formerly of Lancaster, passed away Friday, June 16, 2017 in Tennessee. Born January 1, 1922 in Gray, Kentucky, she was a daughter of the late James Alexander & Laura G. Moore Cox. She had been a homemaker, an active member of Lancaster United Methodist Church and was the widow of Rev. Ralph Wesley Leonard. Hazel fulfilled numerous roles as a pastor’s wife in the churches which were served by Rev. Leonard. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Laura Jean Bolton, and nine brothers and sisters.
Her survivors include two sons, Stanley (Gail) Leonard of New Tazewell, Tn., Michael (Shelia) Leonard of Danville, a son-in-law, Charles Bolton of Bowling Green, eight grandchildren, Richard Brian (Liana) Leonard of Sanford, NC, Steven Dean (Cristy) Leonard of Phoenix, Az., Amy Beth Leonard- (Devon) Kim of Atlanta, Ga., Ashley Elizabeth Leonard of New Tazewell, Tn., Wade (Jennifer) Wiggins of Owensboro, Michael (Hilary) Bolton of Atlanta, Larry (Sharon) Bolton of Bowling Green, Chuck Bolton of Bowling Green, 14 great grandchildren and 17 great great grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held 10:00 AM Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at Ramsey-Young Funeral Home by Rev. David Terry. Burial will be at 2:00 PM at the Cox Family Cemetery in Gray, Kentucky . Pallbearers will be Richard & Steven Leonard, Michael, Larry & Chuck Bolton, & Wade Wiggins. Visitation will be from 6—8 Monday, June 19, 2017 at the funeral home. Contributions in lieu of flowers may go to the Lancaster United Methodist Church, if so desired. Friends and family may leave condolences or special memories on her tribute page at

11 Condolences

  • Chuck Bolton Posted June 17, 2017 9:30 pm

    Grandma, I know you are in Heaven, free from all suffering or sorrow. You will be truly missed. You gave the best love from your pure heart.

  • Larry and sharon bolton Posted June 17, 2017 9:56 pm

    For Grandma Leonard.

  • Larry and sharon bolton Posted June 17, 2017 9:59 pm

    We love you and look forward to that Day when we will see you again. We grieve but not as if we have no hope for our hope is in Christ Jesus.

  • Sheryl Moody for the Harold/Betty Carrier family Posted June 18, 2017 1:10 am

    Mama and Daddy loved Mrs. Leonard so much since the time that they were neighbors. I am sure they are now rejoicing together in Heaven with her and Bro. Leonard. Love and prayers to all the family.

  • Pauline HULETT and family Posted June 18, 2017 2:52 pm

    We are so sorry to hear of Hazels passing but rejoice in her greater future. Pauline and Grandma Arnold loved the Leonard’s. Paulette’s daughter Necole always remembers fondly the “doughnut holes: she made at Bible school. Our prayers are with you all. She was a sweet gentle spirit and will be missed.

  • Michael and Hillary Bolton Posted June 19, 2017 1:02 am

    Mamaw Leonard. The sweetest, most loving person ever known.

  • Jennifer Stone Posted June 19, 2017 11:34 am

    Grandma Leonard, you were the hardest working woman I ever knew and always with a smile on your face and joy in your heart. Your deeds spoke of your love for your Lord and others. We miss you but Praise God you’re fully healed and in the better place.

  • Heritage Christian Academy Posted June 19, 2017 3:58 pm

    Stan, Gail, and family, You are in our prayers.

  • Cecil Arnold Posted June 19, 2017 4:57 pm

    An Angel left this earth to rejoice with those in Heaven

  • Cecil Arnold Posted June 19, 2017 5:02 pm

    Hazel has left this earth to rejoice with those Angel’s in Heaven

  • Cecil Arnold Posted June 19, 2017 5:06 pm

    Outside of my Mother Hazel was the sweetest, kindest person that I have known

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