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Hazel E. Hinegardner Wilcox, 86, of Normal, passed away 7:05 a.m. Friday (Jan. 12, 2018) at Sugar Creek Alzheimer's Special Care Center, Normal.

Her funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Calvert & Metzler Memorial Home, Bloomington, with the Rev. Steve Evans officiating. Visitation will be 10 to 11 a.m. at the memorial home. Burial will be at East Lawn Cemetery, Bloomington. The family suggests memorials be made to Alzheimer's research.

Hazel was born Aug. 28, 1931, in Bloomington, the daughter of Harry and Ruth Cottrell Poling. She married James M. Hinegardner; he passed away Oct. 29, 1993. She later married Reginald Wilcox. He preceded her in death.

Surviving are her four children, Gary (Jenny) Hinegardner, Downs; Jim (Dee) Hinegardner, Arrowsmith; Diane (Chris) Riddle, Greenfield, Ind.; Janice (Alan) Tharp, Edmunds, Wash.; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Hazel was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and one sister.

Hazel worked at General Electric in Bloomington as a receptionist for many years.
She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She will be missed by all who knew her.