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Hazel Rabon: Conway

1930 – 2022

     Hazel Rabon of Conway went home to be with the Lord on Jan. 30, with her family by her side, after a brief illness. She was 91.

     Mrs. Rabon was born September 3, 1930 in Conway, the daughter of the late Robert “Bob” and Viola Mishoe.

     Mrs. Rabon was born during the Great Depression. Throughout her life she suffered great loss but continued to have perseverance that was admirable. She had a great passion for growing fresh vegetables and using them to cook southern dishes.

     Mrs. Rabon loved her family and those around her endlessly. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. She was also a member of White Savannah Free Will Baptist Church.

     In addition to her parents, Mrs. Rabon was predeceased by her first husband, Henry Strickland; her second husband, Geroy Rabon; a daughter, Joan Marie “Joanie” Strickland; a son, Larry D. Rabon; brothers Thornie B Cartrette, Arthur H. “Frog” Cartrette, Bert Menton Cartrette, Sherwood Mishoe; and sisters Brettee May Cartrette and Agnes C. Tyler.

     Survivors include her daughter, Patricia L. Prince (Danny); daughter-in-law Debbie Rabon; five grandchildren, Lorie Alford, Lana Ke (Danny), Jason Holden, Taylor Rabon, and Brooke Rabon; eight great-grandchildren, Venessa Todd (Travis), Sophia Ke, Levi Ke, Ashton Holden, Kameron Rabon, Rhett Jordan, Cole Jordan, Jaxson Rabon; and three great-great-grandchildren, Emma Cross, Judson Todd, and Ellis Todd.

     Funeral services were planned for 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 6, at Hardwick Memorial Chapel with Pastor Buddy Seay and Rev. David Stevens officiating, committal services following at Bayboro Cemetery.

     Visitation was planned during the hour preceding the service at the chapel.

     A guest register is available here.