Hazel Thompson Fletcher

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Graveside Service
Levisy Flat Cemetery
Mountain View, AR  72560
Friday, September 23, 2022
2:00 PM
Levisy Flat Cemetery
Highway 5 - 9-14
Mountain View, AR  72560
Hazel Thompson Fletcher

of Springdale, AR

September 17, 1928 - September 18, 2022

Our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, Christian, sister and friend, Hazel Allene Thompson Fletcher, was taken by the angels to be with the Lord on September 18, 2022, she died in Springdale, Arkansas at the age of 94 years old. She was born September 17, 1928 at Twin Creek, Arkansas to the late Owen M. and Lillie Gulley Gillihan.

She was a devoted wife, loving mother and homemaker. She enjoyed gardening, canning, quilting, crochet and knitting for her family.

She was known for her chocolate pies and homemade breads, which she baked for church potlucks and gave freely to strangers.

She loved singing and "making music" and square dancing on the court square stage in Mountain View, also performing on stage with her husband, Orville Thompson at the Ozark Folk Center at Mountain View. They recorded tapes of their music. She was one of the founding members of the Folklore Society "Hootenanny" in Mountain View, serving as secretary for many years.

She worked for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, as a dispatcher in the 1950's. She loved Mountain View and considered it home, even after moving to Springdale in 2003.

She attended the Robinson Avenue Church of Christ in Springdale where she met and married Cecil W. Fletcher.

She is preceded in death by her father and mother; 5 brothers, Willard and Elmo Gillihan of California, Ray and Ervin Gillihan of Washington State and Eulon Gillihan of Mountain View, Arkansas; one sister, Maxine Vines of Eudora, Kansas; her youngest daughter, Patricia Lynn Johnson of Bryant, Arkansas; her first husband, Orville L. Thompson Sr. of Mountain View and second husband, Cecil W. Fletcher of Springdale, Arkansas.

Those left to cherish her memory are her three children, Juanita D. Sutton of Springdale, Arkansas, Orville Leroy Thompson Jr. and wife, Jackie of Romance, Arkansas and Pamela Rose Hackett and husband, Bobbie of Benton, Arkansas; seven grandchildren, Charity C. Sutton Mohorn of Springdale, Arkansas, Hope L. Raybourn of Springdale, Arkansas, Jared Thompson of Romance, Arkansas, Jeff Thompson of Vilonia, Arkansas, David T. Moore of Bryant, Arkansas and David Solomon of Rogers, Arkansas; 14 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Memorial services for family and friends in Springdale, Arkansas will be Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at 11:00 AM at Sisco Funeral Chapel in Springdale. Visitation will begin at 10am at the funeral home.

Graveside services will be held Friday, September 23, 2022 at 2:00 PM at Levisy Flat Cemetery, Hwy. 14 North in Mountain View, Arkansas with Robert Gillihan officiating.

Donations can be made to The RACOC Playground Fund at Robinson Avenue Church of Christ, 1506 W. Robinson Avenue, Springdale, Arkansas, 72764 and Alzheimer's of Arkansas Association, https://act.alz.org/donate

Online condolences may be left at www.siscofuneral.com

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