March 12, 2023
Hazel Marie Sharp Griffith age 95, of Smithville passed away, Saturday March 11, 2023 at Bethesda Healthcare Center in Cookeville. She was born July 23, 1927 to her parents the late Alton Benton and Lillie Catherine Cooper. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by husbands, Oakley S. Sharp, Herman Ledbetter, and Charles Griffith; son Roger Sharp; siblings, Ray Cooper, Clyde Cooper, Rillie Owens, and Roxie Atkins; half-brother, Raymond Carl Cooper. Ms. Hazel was a member of the Full Gospel Denomination Church and worked at the Shirt Factory. She is survived by son, Dennis (Annie) Sharp of Silver Point; grandson, Roger Sharp,JR.; great-son David Sharp; great-great-granddaughter, Aria Sharp; daughter-in-law, Treva Sharp. Funeral services will be held Tuesday March 14, 2023 at 6:00PM at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Dennis Sharp officiating with burial to be on Wednesday March 15, 2023 at 11:00AM at Green Acres Cemetery in Crossville. Visitation will be held Tuesday March 14, 2023 at 3:00PM till the time of the service at 6:00PM at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.