Hazel Olene Speich (affectionately known as Pug), 97, of Houston, Texas went to be with the Lord on Dec. 12, 2016. She was born on September 29, 1919 in Rockwood, TN to Orville and Edna Burris. Hazel Olene married Roy Speich in April 1936 and together they raised two boys, Don and William. In 1947, they moved to Milwaukee, WI and then to Houston, TX in 1977.
She was passionate about her family, dancing, and love of slot machines.
Hazel Olene was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Roy Elmo Speich, daughters Patricia Ann, Wanda Sue and son Robert Roy. Her two sisters, Wilma and Levada and brother, Walter also preceded her in death. She is survived by children Don and Sue, and William and Joeann; grandchildren Dan and Dawn, Nancy, Linda and Jim, Amy, Steve and Lorie, Cheryl and Pat, Chelie and Mark, Ray, and Debbie; 16 great grandchildren; and 10 great great grandchildren and many other family members.
Arrangements are as Follows:
The family will receive friends at Niday~Beamer Funeral Home in Houston, Thursday, December 15th, from 6:00pm-8:00pm. The family will receive friends Tuesday, December 20, 2016 from 11:00am to 12:00noon in the chapel at Evans Mortuary in Rockwood, Tennessee. Funeral service will follow at 12:00noon, with Rev Charles Kelley, officiating. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in Rockwood, Tennessee. Evans Mortuary is serving the Family of Hazel Olene Speich.