Mildred “Hazel” Kunkel

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Mildred “Hazel” KunkelOBIT Hazel Kunkel
February 18, 1919 – August 4, 2016
BOWIE – Mildred “Hazel” Kunkel, 97, passed away Aug. 4, 2016 in Bowie, TX.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Aug. 11 at The White Family Funeral Home.
A funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 12 at the First United Methodist Church of Bowie. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery.
Hazel was born Feb. 18, 1919 in Alto to John and Lila (Buckalew) Moffett. She married Ernest Kunkel in Megargel. Hazel was a member of the Maids and Matrons Club for 50 years and served as president. She was a lifelong member of the First United Methodist Church and served on several committees. Hazel started Mary Circle, a crafts group that gave scholarships to seniors.
She is preceded in death by her parents, John and Lila Moffett; husband, Ernest Kunkel; sons, Mike Kunkel and Phillip Kunkel and sister, Marie Ellis.
Hazel is survived by her daughters, Janyth Kunkel Clark and husband James, Leland, NC, and Juli Goodrum and husband Cliff of Gunter; grandchildren, Kim Koster and husband Gary, Wilmington, NC, Lance Goodrum, Austin, Matt Goodrum, Sanger, Greg Goodrum, Plano, Collin Goodrum, Austin, Phillip Kunkel, San Antonio, and Genevieve Harral and husband Sean, San Antonio; great grandchildren, Austin Downard, Kristina Puelo and husband Nick, and Alyssa Harral; great-great granddaughter, Vivian Puelo; nieces, Pat Marlin, Wichita Falls and Judy Taylor, Pampa; and daughter-in-law, Kathryn Kunkel, San Antonio.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Bowie.
Arrangements have been entrusted to The White Family Funeral Home of Bowie.
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