March 16, 2013
Hazel Irene Griffin Kellough, 92, of Yazoo County, died on March 5, 2013 in Plano, Texas.
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 10 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Yazoo City.
Hazel was born on October 10, 1920 in Yazoo County to Murray Albert Griffin and Oda Pearl Spivey.
She attended school in Satartia. She was married to Thomas Henry Knott and lived in Yazoo City, where she and Tom had two daughters, Hazel Katherine and Sarah Elizabeth. They divorced in 1947, and Hazel attended secretarial school in Jackson. She worked there for several years before moving to Evansville Indiana to work for Dobbs House Catering Company at the Evansville airport.
While working there she met and married William Kellough. They lived and worked in Evansville at the Kellough Hotel and Restaurant Supply. Upon retirement they moved to St. Petersburg, Fla.
Hazel moved back to Yazoo City to be close to her family when Bill passed away.
In 2000, she moved to the Dallas, Texas area to spend time with her daughter, Sarah, and granddaughters.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William Kellough and two beloved granddaughters, Sarabeth Sealock and Kathleen Sealock; sisters, Mary Ashley and Bonnie Scroggins; and brothers, Murray Griffin and Floyd Griffin.
Survivors include her daughters, Hazel (Pete) Knott Kaletta and Sarah Knott Sealock; grandchildren, Andrew Thomas Kaletta (Michele), Matthew Joseph Kaletta (Nam), Katherine Kaletta Grady (James) and Michael Griffin Kaletta; eight great grandchildren; brother, Marion Griffin (Elizabeth Kirk); sister, Peggy Adams (Bill); and sister-in-law, Kathleen Griffin.