The Woodward News

December 17, 2012

Mazelle “Mazie” Honeycutt


Woodward News

Woodward, Okla. — Mazelle “Mazie” Honeycutt, 95 year old Woodward resident, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, December 13, 2012 at the Grace Living Center.  Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, December 17, 2012 at the Crown Heights Baptist Church with the Reverend Steve Bearden officiating.  Burial will follow in the Elmwood Cemetery under the direction of the Billings Funeral Home.

 

Francis Mazelle Honeycutt was born August 2, 1917 to Isasc Layeffette Hill and Clara Leone (Harris) Hill in Camp County, Texas.  She grew up in Texas, attending school and graduating from high school in Anson, James County, Texas.  Mazelle was united in marriage to Robert H. Honeycutt on December 7, 1941.  A marriage of 64 years.  She was a World War II bride.  Robert preceded her in death on August 14, 2005.

 

She lived with her parents in Texas while Robert served over seas with the 45th Division.  She worked while he was overseas.  After the war they moved back to Woodward, which was Robert’s home town and lived there until 1951.  In 1951, they moved to Dolores, Colorado living there until 1993 when they returned to Woodward.

 

She loved her home, working in the yard, flowers, and the Colorado mountains and rivers.  Her church was very important to her.  Mazie accepted Christ as her personal Savior at an early age.  She was very active in the First Baptist Church of Dolores, Colorado for many years.  She was a member of Crown Heights Baptist Church in Woodward.  She dearly loved her church family.

 

She is survived by her sister-in-law, Fern Hohweiler and husband Clarence of Guymon; her foster daughter Mary White and husband Richard of Humble, Texas; several nieces and nephews of Oklahoma and Texas.

 

She was preceded in death by her husband Robert, her parents, four brothers, Crim Hill, CL Hill, Vernon Hill and AM Hill and one sister Velma Simpson.

 

Mazie will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

 

Remembrances may be shared online at www.billingsfuneralhomewoodward.com