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Hazel Addie (DeVoll) Moses age 75 of Knoxville passed away Friday evening, November 18, 2016, at the Accura Care Center in Knoxville.
Visitation for Hazel was held from 1:00 P.M. to 2:30 P.M., Tuesday, November 22, 2016, at the Faith Baptist Church in Knoxville, with Hazel's family present.
A funeral service for Hazel was held at 2:30 P.M. Tuesday, November 22, 2016, at the Faith Baptist Church in Knoxville.  A private family burial will be held at a later date at the Zion Cemetery in Pershing.
Hazel was born near Avery, Iowa, on May 13, 1941 to Lawrence and Veda Donna Delores (Gragg) DeVoll.  Hazel was raised around Bussey, Iowa and graduated from the Bussey High School, Class of 1961.  After graduation, she began to work for the Pella Overall Factory.  She worked for many years at the overall factory.
On May 13, 1967 in Lancaster, Missouri Hazel and Edward Moses were united in marriage.  They have shared over 49 years of marriage together and were blessed with five children: Jonathan, Edward, Angeleen, Susan, and Mallika.
Hazel was a homemaker, raising her family, and she provided child care at her home in Huxley until 1980.  In 1980 Hazel began to work for the Commission for the Blind D.O.T. Cafeteria in Ames.  She worked at the cafeteria until 1993 and then she began working at the V.A. Hospital.  In 1994 Hazel and Edward moved to Knoxville and Hazel worked at the V.A. until she retired in 1996.
Hazel was a member of the Faith Baptist Church of Knoxville.  She enjoyed reading, especially her Bible and loved her children and grandchildren.  She was exceptionally talented at crocheting and shared her gifts with family and friends.
Hazel is survived by her husband of 49 years Edward Moses; their children, Jonathan Moses of Ames, Edward Moses III of Ames, Angeleen Geddes and husband John of Osceola, Susan Daniels and husband Steven of Story City, and Mallika Freeman and husband Alan of St. Charles, Missouri; and four grandchildren, Caleb Geddes, Emily Geddes, Emma Freeman and Rachel Freeman.  Hazel is also survived by her sister Mary Elizabeth Wallace of Illinois.  She was preceded in death by her parents Lawrence and Veda DeVoll; one brother William DeVoll, and two sisters, Anna Mae DeVoll and Sandra Riseley.
A memorial has been established in Hazel's memory to the Iowa Regular Baptist Camp; P.O. Box 80, Ventura, IA  50482.
Published on November 29, 2016
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