Hazel Richardson Gerstle, age 102 of Lebanon, died Friday, November 16, 2012 in Louisville. She was born April 4, 1910 to the late Tennessee Florence Carr and Luther Floyd Richardson. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband; John Cecil Cook, her second husband; Irvine M. Gerstle, one brother; Jim Richardson, one sister; Bessie Bittner, and three grandchildren; Donna Michelle Mack, George Abell, and Vaughn Leake.
She is survived by two daughters; Juanita Abell and Donna Jean Leake, both of Lebanon, one niece; Charlotte DeShiais of Akron, Ohio, thirteen grandchildren, twenty-five great-grandchildren, several great-great-grandchildren, several step-great-great-grandchildren, and one great-great-great-grandchild also survives allong with a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral service for Hazel Richardson Gerstle will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at the Campbel-DeWitt Funeral Home with burial in the St. Francis Xavier Cemetery in Raywick. The family requests visitation after 3:00 PM on Monday at the Campbell- DeWitt Funeral Home with prayer services at 7:00 PM Monday evening.