Hazel Marie Mullens
Hazel Marie Mullens
  • September 24, 1939 - August 29, 2016
  • Chicago, Illinois

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Hazel Marie Mullens was born on September 24, 1939 in Bastrop, LA to the late-Wesley and Ira Crowder. She was the baby girl of this union.

She accepted Christ at an early age and attended St. Margaret of Scotland Parish.

She spent her early childhood in Bastrop, LA until she united with her love Auvell Mullens Jr. and relocated to Chicago, Illinois where she spent her life raising their three children; Felicia, Auvell and Arnedra. They were joined in holy matrimony on July 26, 1964.

Hazel received her BA in childcare education at Governors State University and continued on to study child psychology there. One of her passions was teaching children. Her career in education began in Bastrop, LA and continued once she came to Chicago. She taught at various schools where every child held a special place in her heart.

She also enjoyed playing cards with her family where she always came out the winner. Hazel was active in many senior social groups; including a keno club, her community and her block club. She also enjoyed social outings to casinos.

Hazel was preceded in death by her brothers Wesley, Willie, Governor, J.L., Allen, Johnnie and Elmer.

On August 29, 2016 Hazel Marie Mullens was received back to her Heavenly home.

She leaves to cherish her memory her loving husband of 52 years Auvell Mullens Jr., her three children Felicia Mullens (Kilah), Auvell (Trudy) Mullens III, Arnedra (Scott) Cannon; nine grandchildren Auvon, Aramis, Imani, Dellvon, Auvell IV, Wesley, Niya, Nina, and Noah; three great grandchildren Amari, Terrell and Nia; one sister Fadie Rubin and her baby brother Lonnie Crowder and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

She left a warm lasting impression on everyone she came across as if they were her own.. She never met a stranger.

"You Know Who Loves You, Right?"

Arrangements under the direction of Kenny Brothers Funeral Directors, Evergreen Park, IL.