Hazel Marie (Langford) Beaty


Hazel Marie (Langford) Beaty, 76, went home to be with God, departing her residence here on earth, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016, in Franklin. She was a resident of Franklin.

Hazel was born on March 15, 1940, in Liberty, Kentucky, to William and Elsie (Long) Langford. She was the eldest of three children. She married Harold E. Beaty on Oct. 1, 1955. He preceded her in death in October of 2015. Between them they had five children.

Hazel retired from the Indiana Masonic Home in Franklin.

She was a member of the Faith Missionary Baptist Church in Franklin.

She derived joy from her family and one of the last things she said was, “how thankful she was for her grandchildren.”

She is survived by five children, Bonnie McTarsney, Susan Crutcher and Steve Beaty, all of Franklin, Connie Johnson of Florida and Thomas Beaty of North Carolina; two brothers, William J. Langford of Indiana and Larry J. Langford of Ohio; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

She also was preceded in death by her parents, William and Elsie Langford.

A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Missionary Baptist Church, 1460 Graham Road, Franklin, with visitation from 10  a.m. until service time Saturday at the church. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery in Franklin.

Jessen Funeral Home, Franklin Chapel, is entrusted with funeral arrangements.

Information: www.jessenfuneralhome.com