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Hazel Inez Owens Derrick
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Obituary for Hazel Inez Owens Derrick


Westminster – Hazel Inez Owens Derrick, 88, wife of the late Junior B. “Tap” Derrick, 403 Cornelia Ave, passed away Saturday, July 28, 2018 at Lila Doyle Nursing Care surrounded by her loving family.

A native of Oconee County, she was the daughter of the late Charles Luther and Mary Cornelia Hutchens Owens. Mrs. Derrick worked in the textiles industry as a quality inspector and was a member of Holly Springs Baptist Church.

Survivors include her son, Danny Derrick of Westminster; daughter, Kathy Rholetter of Westminster; brother in law, Bruce McGuffin of Westminster; grandchildren, Kevin McKern ( Crystal) of Westminster, Kelly Shedd (Chad) of Summerville, Carly Honea (Josh) of Summerville; great grandchildren, Kenzie, Carson, Keith, Allie, Dani.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by brothers, Ernest, Charlie, Estis and Elree Owens, sisters, Ethel Ervin, Rosa Thompson, Vera May Owens, Ruby Nell Collins, Annie Bell McGuffin and Marie Moore.

A funeral service will be held 2 pm, Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at Sandifer Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 1-2 pm, prior to the service at Sandifer Funeral Home. Burial will follow at First Baptist Memorial Park.

The family is at residence. Flowers are accepted and memorials may be made to Hospice of the Foothills, Attn: Foundation Office, 298 Memorial Drive, Seneca, SC 29672 and Holly Springs Baptist Church, 607 Lem Burton Road, Westminster, SC 29693. Condolences may be expressed online by visiting

The family would also like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Hospice of the Foothills and Lila Doyle Nursing Care, and the staff at Keowee Family Medicine, Dr. Jaymi Meyers, Hazel and Cheryl.


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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Sandifer Funeral Home

512 East Main Street
Westminster, SC 29693





2:00 PM
Sandifer Funeral Home

512 East Main Street
Westminster, SC 29693

Cemetery Details


First Baptist Memorial Park

Highway 24
Westminster, SC 29693

Memorial Contribution

Holly Springs Baptist Church

607 Lem Burton Road
Westminster, South Carolina 29693

Cottingham Hospice House

Attn: Foundation Office
298 Memorial Drive
Seneca, SC 29672

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