Hazel Austin Bridges, 93, of Powdersville, passed away on Thursday, October 22, 2020.
Born in Piedmont, she was the daughter of the late Hinson and Beulah Campbell Blackston.
Hazel was a faithful member of Siloam Baptist Church where she was a member of the Senior Ladies Sunday School Class. She retired from John J. Ryan Textiles as secretary. Hazel was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother and loved by all who knew her.
She is survived by her loving husband of 25 years, Carl Bridges; two children, Judy Earwaker (William) of Easley, William Austin. Jr. (Debbie) of Wellford; granddaughter, Jennifer Miller, whom she raised as her own child; stepson, Tommy Bridges (Lora) of Powdersville; eight beloved grandchildren; sixteen great grandchildren; and a brother, Doug Blackston (Blanche) of Lockhart, SC.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, William B. Austin and a daughter, Elizabeth Austin Lindsay.
A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, October 27, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. at Siloam Baptist Church. Burial will immediately follow in Greenville Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to Siloam Baptist Church, 229 Siloam Road, Easley, SC 29642 or www.siloambaptistchurch.org. or Providence Hospice at 202 Wall Street, Piedmont, SC 29673.
Family is at the home.
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Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Northwest