Hazel Irene Huff Elder, 102 departed this life Thursday January 11, 2018. Born September 6, 1915 to Dr. James S. Anderson and Mary Elizabeth Bowman in Chattanooga, TN, she attended school in Lenoir City, TN and the Tan Modeling School in Chicago, IL.
Hazel was married to the late Edward J. Huff for fifty years, until his death in 1984. From this union they had seven children. In 1988 Hazel married the late Isom Elder, until his death in 1998. He bought to this union two children. Hazel was a member of Friendship Baptist Church for more than forty years. She then moved to Kingsport, TN and joined Shiloh Baptist Church where she was a faithful member for over twenty-five years. After relocating back to Greenville, TN she attended Jones Memorial Church.
She was preceded in death by her two husbands; one daughter; Julia Margaret Huff; and two sons Charles Bowman Huff and Edward Eugene Huff.
She leave to cherish her memory three daughters, Barbara Robinson (Greenville, TN) Brenda Bond (Durham, NC) and Katherine Blume (Greensboro, NC) one son, Danny Huff (Peggy) (Kingsport, TN) two step daughters; Nancy Hamilton (Donald) and Mary Ann Jordan (James) both of Greeneville, TN. Two daughter in-laws, Mary Sue Huff (Elizabethan TN) and Doris Huff (Savannah, GA) 15 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild. She also leaves behind several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be conducted at 12:30pm Saturday January 20, 2018 at Friendship Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 10:00am- 12:30pm at the church. Interment will follow at Martel Cemetery, Lenoir City, TN.