Hazel Irene (Austen) Drushel

September 16, 1928 ~ February 27, 2021 (age 92)


Hazel Irene Drushel, age 92 passed away at Elmcroft in Kingsport, TN on February 27, 2021.

She was born September 16, 1928 in Jeromesville the daughter of Ralph and Mary

Mann Austen.

She was a member of the United Methodist Church and a devoted homemaker that

enjoyed cooking, sewing, and gardening. Hazel was a life-long resident of Jeromesville

until moving to Tennessee in 2015.

She is survived by a son, Steve Drushel (Melanie) of Gray, TN, a granddaughter, Stephanie

Drushel, a sister, Dolores Meng of Jeromesville, a brother, John (Bonnie) Austen of

Jeromesville, and a sister, Judy Newmyer of Uniontown.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Dean, and a daughter, Dianne Drushel.

Services will be 11:00 AM Saturday March 6, 2021 at Fickes Funeral Home in

Jeromesville with Rev. Sue Chidley officiating. Burial will be in Jeromesville Cemetery.

Friends may call one hour prior to the service on Saturday.

A special thanks to the caregivers at Elmcroft, In Home Care Services, and SunCrest


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research

Hospital, Memorial Department, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Fickes Funeral Home in Jeromesville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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March 6, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Fickes Funeral Home
84 North High Street
Jeromesville, OH 44840

Funeral Service
March 6, 2021

11:00 AM
Fickes Funeral Home
84 North High Street
Jeromesville, OH 44840

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