Hazel Marie Pollitt, 79, of Connersville passed away unexpectedly on Saturday afternoon, May 12, 2018, at Reid Hospital. She had been in failing health for the past year.
The oldest of two children of Ernest and Margaret Skirvin Woodruff, Hazel was born in Switzerland County, Indiana on December 2, 1938.
On August 9, 1962, she was married in Lawrenceburg, Indiana to Donald Pollitt. Mr. Pollitt passed away on October 22, 2017.
For many years, Hazel worked at Kopp Turkey Processing in Harrison, Ohio, and for ten years she was employed locally at Visteon.
Hazel enjoyed traveling, especially going to Tennessee twenty times a year, Branson, Missouri, Florida, and viewing Niagara Fall from both the New York and Canadian sides. She also enjoyed attending gospel singings.
Survivors include six children, Nelson Sizemore, of Connersville, Alvin Woodruff, of Connersville, Randy (Vicky) Pollitt, of Liberty, Indiana, Gerald (Carolyn) Pollitt, of Connersville, David (Teresa) Pollitt, of Morristown, Indiana and Arthur (Tracy) Pollitt, of Connersville; sixteen grandchildren; twenty-five great-grandchildren; a brother, Ernie Woodruff of Vevay, Indiana; several half-brothers and half-sisters.
Besides her husband of 56 years, Donald Pollitt, Hazel was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, LaDonna Pollitt Fraley, a great-granddaughter, Alexis Marie Shellburg; three half-relatives, Jakey Beach, Mack Woodruff and William Dale Beach.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home. Pastor Chris Lovett will officiate. Burial will follow in Valley Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Fayette County Cancer Fund and online condolences can be made anytime at millermosterrrobbins.com.
Fayette County Cancer Fund
P.O. Box 480 Connersville, IN 47331,