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Martha Ann Hazel

February 26, 1939 — August 22, 2022

Martha Ann Ledford Hazle, age 83, of Clarkesville, went home to be with her Lord and savior on Monday, August 22, 2022.

Born on February 26, 1939, she was a daughter of the late Howard Ledford and Eva May Hooper Ledford. Mrs. Hazle worked at Piedmont Automotive. She loved her family, enjoyed collecting porcelain dolls, reading her Bible and loved flowers. Martha was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, where she was the choir director for a number of years. She loved to sing in the choir, and with her family at church and she also sang in the choir at Lighthouse Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Eugene Ledford and Larry Ledford; sisters, Helen Lewis, Carol Black, Katherine Ledford, Wanda Pittman, Brenda Smith, Liz Suggs, and Gail Stancil; and granddaughter, Sarah Burroughs.

Survivors include her loving husband, Charles E. Hazle; sons and daughter-in-law, James Duane Hazle (Jean) of Bowman, Josh Hazle of Cornelia; daughters and sons-in-law, Debbie Erwin (Randall) of Clarkesville, Maranda Anderson (Joey) of Murrayville; brother, Howard Ledford, Jr. of Hollywood; sister, Virginia Frankum of Clarkesville; grandchildren, Brandon Ivester and Jenna Hazle; nine great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held at 2 pm, Thursday, August, 25, 2022, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery.

Special thank you to New Horizons Lanier Park and Northeast Georgia Hospice.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia, Georgia (706/778-8668) is in charge of arrangements.

Obituary is a courtesy of Hunter Funeral Home.

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