Roscoe "Bud" Hazel was born Nov. 1, 1926 at Salcedo, the son of the late Roscoe and Rosie Harlow Hazel, and died Aug. 24, 2001 at his home in Advance, at the age of 74. Bud was united in marriage to Mildred Wallace Hazel on July 18, 1945 at Advance, she survives of the home. Mr. Hazel was a retired owner/operator of a sawmill in Bell City. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two sons, one daughter, one grandson and one granddaughter. Besides his wife, he is survived by three sons, Ben Hazel of Bloomfield, Charlie and Bill Hazel, both of Advance; six daughters, Louise Ford and Dorothy Sturgeon, both of Advance, Alice Wright of Memphis, Tenn., Brenda McKenzie and Regina Ulloa, both of Sturgeon, Miss. and Sharon Herkenhoff of Hazelwood; 24 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandson. Visitation was held at the Morgan Funeral Home in Advance on Sunday, Aug. 26 from 5-8 p.m. Funeral services were held in the Morgan Funeral Chapel on Monday, Aug. 27 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Bill Sargent officiating. Interment followed in the New Morley Cemetery in Morley with Morgan Funeral Home in Advance in charge of arrangements.