Hazel Ruth Cozart
February 6, 1932 – July 11, 2015
SAN ANGELO-Hazel Ruth Cozart, 83, passed from this earthly life July 11, 2015 in San Angelo, TX.
Funeral service was July 17 in San Angelo.
Hazel married her high school sweetheart Billy Wayne ‘Bugg’ Cozart on Nov. 21, 1947 in Bowie. They were married 53 years before his death in 2001.
Hazel cherished her family and looked forward to being with each and every one. During her lifetime she mastered many creative crafts adding her own special touch of artistry to each project, but she was most passionate about and well known for her extraordinary quilts. Each quilt was created from her heart; each one as unique and “one of a kind” as she was, so to have and cherish one of Hazel’s quilts is to have a part of her heart with you always.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Bugg Cozart; daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Mike Coskey; daughter-in-law, Rhonda Cozart; brothers Arvil Diffee and Butch Diffee; and sisters Bettye Rust and Margaret Thomas.
She will be dearly missed by her three surviving children and their spouses, Joe Cozart, Odessa, Penny and Don Bateman, Bandera, Kelly and Ronnie Schneider, San Angelo; nine grandchildren and their spouses, Chuck and Lesa Coskey and Clark and Shawn Coskey all of Big Spring, Joseph and Tammy Miller, Vonnie and Jessy Creel, Billy Joe Cozart, Robba-Lee Cozart, and Jennifer and Brad McDaniel all of Odessa, Joe-Eddie and Crystal Cozart, Midland, and Kathy Schneider, Saginaw; 12 great grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; brother and sister and their spouses, Jim and Diane Diffee, Arlington, and Janet and Roy Don Hood, Sunset; sister-in-laws, Sue Diffee, Mansfield and Billy Faye Spires, Red Oak; many special Diffee and Cozart nieces and nephews; her very dear, long- time friends and many new found friends at Royal Estates; and her sweet “Ol’ Buddy” Mister whose adoration was mutual.
Family and friends may sign an online register book at www.johnsons-funeralhome.com.
Hazel Ruth Cozart