Passed away on the 20th of June, 2012 at her home. Services will be at Roller Funeral Home on Sunday at 2:00 p.m., with interment at Walker Cemetery. Visitation is Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Roller.
Born to Archie and Charlotte Schultz in Cotter on November 3, 1939, Hazel married Harold Thorne on October 16, 1960. They operated Cotter Aluminum Products for over forty years. Hazel is remembered for the baked goods brought to her children’s classrooms. Her Christmas candy houses, Halloween cupcakes, and fancy cookies were favorites. Hazel decorated wedding and celebration cakes for over thirty years. She was a member of Quality Ridge Church of Christ.
Survivors are her children: Joseph Thorne of Gassville; Troy and Lorna Thorne of Rea Valley; and Alisa Thorne Corke of Fayetteville. Her grandchildren are: Travis Thorne of Flippin; Shannon and Michael Thorne of Gassville; Charlie and Mary Margaret Corke of Fayetteville; and, great-granddaughter Shelby Thorne. Other survivors are her sisters: Lu Johnson; Pat Bratt; and Colleen Schroeder; and, several nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband and parents.
Family requests flowers or memorials to CMC Hospice.