Hazel Street Huskins

Hazel Street Huskins, of the Newdale Community, went home to be with the Lord and her beloved husband on June 28th at her home surrounded by her family and loved ones. Hazel, also known as the “Tag Lady”, ran the Tag Office, in Yancey County, for 32 years. She was a member of Windom Baptist Church. She loved her dog Max, enjoyed spending time with her family, loved her church family, and the lights of her life where her grandchildren and great-grandsons. She was the person everyone went to for advice and guidance, the true matriarch of our family and will be missed very much.

She was the daughter of the late George Street and Maudie Lucille Parker. In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by her husband of 41 years, Rev. George Avery Huskins Jr.

Left to cherish her memory are her sons: Dewayne (Lori) Huskins and Darryl (Lisa) Huskins; her sister, Wanda (Ronald) Huskins and her brothers: JR (Carol) Street and JP (Evelyn) Street. Also left to cherish her memory are her nine, precious, grandchildren ,four great-grandsons, four sisters-in-law: Betty (Johnny) Hughes, Eddie Jo Huskins, Sabra (James) Jones and Connie Huskins, and two cherished friends: Desiree and Gloria.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 1st in Crabtree Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery.  Rev. Randall Robinson will officiate.

The family would like to thank Betty, Lisa and Chris for their exceptional care and love for Hazel.  We would also like to give a special thanks to Amy Wright from Compassionate Care for going above and beyond for our loved one.  To send online condolences, please visit our website at www.yanceyfuneralservice.com.