Information from newspaper obituary clipping for Hazel A. DeLong found in
Dessa Mae (Sunday)Wolf's estate sale 25 Nov 2000 -
"Hazel A., daughter of Ira and Mary DeLong, was born near
Flint, Ind., Oct.
22, 1903; met her death June 23, 1919, aged 15 years, 8 months and 3 days.
seams that nature was at its best when Hazel DeLong was created, beautiful
form, bright and intelligent, congenial, happy, full of life No one ever
her but to love her. She graduated in the common school branches of
township and spent two years in high school at Salem Center, and was a member
of the Sophomore class looking forward to the time when she would complete
high school course and prepare for her life work. In a recent revival
confessed her faith in Christ and joined the United Brethren church at Mt.
Zion. She was an active member of the Christian Endeavor Worker's Sunday
class and was regular in attendance at all the church services.
She leaves full of sorrow, her father and mother, six sisters
brothers, namely: Mrs. Irene Butler, of Salem Center; Florence Powers,
of Pleasant Lake; Clifford DeLong, who is employed at Detroit, Mich.; Aolva,
deceased; Velma, Arthur, Marion and Blanche, who are the children at home,
grand-father and step-grand-mother, uncles, aunts and a host of friends.
The funeral services were conducted at Mt. Zion U.B. church
by her pastor,
H.W. Franklin, Saturday morning at 10:30. Interment in the Flint cemetery."
Submitted By: Theresa Ferguson