Hazel (Tackaberry) Suits, 98


Hazel Marie (Tackaberry) Suits, 98, died on Oct. 10, 2019, at St. Mary’s Hospital. 

Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the start of the service, at 10 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 14, at the First Baptist Church, located at 720 West Main Street in  Mt. Zion. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. with Pastor Tracy Smith officiating. Burial will be at Elmwood Cemetery in Litchfield. Tanzyus Logan Funeral Service and Care of Decatur is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Suits was born on Feb. 8, 1921, in Big Clifty, KY, to Archie and Ida Tackaberry. She married Christopher Suits on March 1, 1941, he preceded her in death on Feb. 4, 2004. Mrs. Suits was a member of First Baptist Church of Mt. Zion and a member of DAV in Decatur.

Mrs. Suits is survived by her sons, Dewey (Glenda) Suits of Decatur, Jim (Rita) Suits of Aurora, CO, and Tom (Lynn) Suits of Galesburg; daughters, Christine (Norm) Skeeters of Springfield and Mary Ann Allum of Bowling Green, MO; nine grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; brothers, Wilbur Tackaberry of Litchfield,  Jim Tackaberry of Decatur and sister Shirley Hughes of Decatur.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters; and two brothers.

Memorials may be directed to the Baptist Children’s Home and Family Service in Carmi, or the First Baptist Church of Mt. Zion. Condolences may be left online at www.tanzyusloganmemorialpages.com. 


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