Born 3-6-1921 -- Died 5-2-2006
Hazel E. Wandless, 85, of Cherokee Village died May 2, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was born March 6, 1921, in Kensett, Ark., daughter of John Lafayette Neal and Clara E. Barber Neal. She was married to Kenneth Wandless Oct. 14, 1966, in Wilmington, Ill. She worked as an accountant for the United States government for many years before retiring. She moved with her husband to Cherokee Village in 1989 from Illinois. Mrs. Wandless was a member of the Cherokee Village Lions Club.
Survivors include her husband, Kenneth Wandless of the home; a son, Terry Bennett of Essex, Ill.; two daughters, Elaine Collett of Aurora, Colo., and Ellen Malinowski of Wassau, Wis.; two stepsons, Kenneth David Wandless of Aken, S.C., and John Wandless of Wilmington, Ill.; a stepdaughter, Karen Black of Jacksonville, Fla.; a brother, Vernon Neal of Jonesboro; one halfbrother Steve Tooley of Marion, Ill.; a sister, Johnney Archanbo of Jacksonville, Fla.; and ten grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one son, Allen Bennett.
A memorial service will be held May 19 at 10 a.m. at Tri-County Funeral Home in Highland, Ark.The family requests that in lieu of flowers memorials be made to the Cherokee Village Lions Club, 42 Walla Walla, Dr., Cherokee Village AR 72529.