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“To the family of Hazel Twilla ~ I just wanted you to know how sorry Iam for what Iam sure is a huge loss in the passing of Hazel..heaven is richer...Read More »
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“To Aunt Michella, Uncle Ren, Uncle Luz, and Uncle Len -- I was saddened to hear of MaDea's passing and extend my deepest sympathies to you. I...Read More »
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“To Lorenzo Scott & Family I would like to send my deepest sympathy to you and your family during this difficult time. Will keep your family up in...Read More »
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“We love and will miss you GG. I (Kierra) still have the bunny you got me and I will sleep with it every night knowing your watching over and...Read More »
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“Dear Michella, Larenzo, Louis, Lynwood, Louis and Family, We really loved your Mother. She was a wonderful, helpful person all through the years....Read More »
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Hazel L. Twilla, age 88, of Alliance, died at 9:35 a.m. Friday, January 11, 2013, at Alliance Community Hospital.
She was born December 18, 1924, in Wilmington, North Carolina, to Samuel and Martha (Bizzell) Gavins, having moved to Alliance from Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, in 1965.
Hazel was a former member of the Eastern Star in Pittsburg. She enjoyed listening to gospel music, reading her Bible, going for walks and loved to travel and go fishing.
Survivors include her daughter, Michella (Tony) Williams of Alliance; three sons, Louis Scott Jr. of Columbus, Lorenzo N. (Nancy) Scott of Alliance, and Lynnwood (Cynthia) Scott of Alliance; grandson, Louis "Champ" Scott, whom she raised; eleven grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Polly Lenning of Pittsburg PA and Sadie Mae Moreland of California; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.
Hazel was preceded in death by her parents; husband, John S Twilla; daughter, Francine Scott in 1971; son, Norman A. Scott in 1992; three sisters, Minnie White, Catherine James and Mary Thompson; and brother, Samuel Gavins, Jr.
Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 16, 2013, at Cassaday-Turkle-Christian Funeral Home with Rev Bobby Williams officiating. Friends may call from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Interment will be at Highland Memorial Park.
Arrangements are by Cassaday-Turkle-Christian Funeral Home, 75 S. Union Ave., Alliance, OH 44601.

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