DEXTER – Hazel A. (Jones) Gordon, 90, wife of the late Donald E. Gordon, went home to be with her Lord Feb. 16, 2013. She was born Jan. 11, 1923, in Wellington, the daughter of William and Bertha (Damon) Jones.
She attended schools in Wellington, Brighton and Athens. She was a member of First Free Baptist Church since 1963, where she served as a Sunday school teacher and in the MOPS program. Hazel was a member of the Shirley B. Carter Post Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary. She was employed seven years at Eastland Woolen Mill, Corinna, where she met her husband, Don; six years at St. Dominic’s Nursing Home as a nurse’s aide; and more than 20 years at Dexter Shoe Co. Hazel loved spending time with her family, flower gardening, reading, traveling, knitting and crocheting.
She is survived by a son, Thomas and wife, Rosalie Gordon, of Newport; three daughters and their husbands, Lois and Jim Crawford of Brunswick, Donna and Chuck Patterson of Dexter and Sandra and Richard Thomas of Dover-Foxcroft; eight grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, many cousins and friends.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at Crosby & Neal, 61 Main St., Dexter, with the Rev. Leonard Reiss officiating. Friends may call 1 p.m. until the time of services. Spring burial will be at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Dexter. Those who wish may leave written tributes at www.CrosbyNeal.com.