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Hazel (Keller) Burgin

February 27, 1926 ~ January 7, 2020 (age 93)

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Hazel Burgin, age 93, Danville, formerly of Harrodsburg, passed away on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at McDowell Place in Danville. Born February 27, 1926 in McAfee, KY, she was the daughter of the late Phillip F. and Flora (Hogue) Keller. She graduated from McAfee High School, was an Accounting Supervisor for the Kentucky Department of Social Insurance for twenty years; a Red Cross volunteer for many years, past President of the Lexington Homemakers and a Kentucky Colonel. Hazel was a member of the Harrodsburg Christian Church where she was a member of the Goodwill Sunday School Class and was a former teacher of the Kindergarten Sunday School Class for nineteen years.

Survivors include one son: William “Bill” (Wanda) Preston Burgin III of Harrodsburg; two sisters Frances Keller Yankey of Danville and Norma Jean Nelson of Harrodsburg; one brother Joe (Patsy) Keller of Harrodsburg and four grandchildren William Preston Burgin IV of Breckenridge, CO, Katelin Ryan Burgin of Harrodsburg, Caleb Burgin of Lexington and Louis Burgin of Harrodsburg. Hazel was preceded in death by a sister Violet Keller Proffitt and a brother Norris Keller.

Funeral services will be conducted 3:00 pm, Sunday, January 12, 2020 at Sims Funeral Services by Rev. Gaye Haralu and Bro. Terry Morrison. Burial will be in Springhill Cemetery in Harrodsburg.

Pallbearers are Brandon Montgomery, Terry Montgomery, Todd Powell, Jeff Noel, Caleb Burgin, Louis Burgin, Zachary Yankey and Charles Terry. Honorary bearers are, Alvis Johnson, Bill Brinkley, Mark Schuster, Preston Burgin and Mark Noel.

Visitation will be Sunday, January 12, 2020 from 1:00 pm until the hour of services at Sims Funeral Services.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Harrodsburg Christian Church, 305 South Main Street, Harrodsburg, KY 40330.

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January 12, 2020

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Sims Funeral Services
130 North Chiles Street
Harrodsburg, KY 40330

Funeral Service
January 12, 2020

3:00 PM
Sims Funeral Services
130 North Chiles Street
Harrodsburg, KY 40330


Springhill Cemetery Pavilion
529 North Greenville Street
Harrodsburg, KY 40330


Harrodsburg Christian Church Disciples of Christ
305 South Main Street, Harrodsburg KY 40330
Tel: 1-859-734-3224

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