Oldham, Roberts and Powell Funeral Home
Julie Hazlett Bell, 39, of Richmond, Kentucky, passed away August 28, 2013 at the Markey Cancer Center in Lexington, Kentucky.
Born October 23, 1973, she was the daughter of Marilyn Kouns and the late G. Tom Hazlett and the sister of Thom Hazlett.
She graduated from Ceredo-Kenova High School in '91, and Eastern Kentucky University in '99, with her undergraduate degree, and '07 with a master's degree. Julie was a special education teacher and leader for the past 12 years at Waco Elementary School.
She has the love of countless friends with her on her journey.
Julie had always been a fierce advocate for her family's, friends' and students' well-being. She had her father's outgoing personality with a great sense of humor and her mother's tireless love and ability to put others' needs above her own. She was a fun-loving mother who was dedicated to her children.
Julie is survived by: her mother, Marilyn Hazlett; brother, Thom Hazlett; husband, Chris Bell; and children, Alivia and Ryan.
A memorial service will be conducted at Oldham Roberts & Powell 5 p.m. Saturday, August 31, 2013, with Che Haselwood officiating.
In lieu of flowers, Julie requested donations be made to cancerresearch.org (85% of donations go directly to programs).
Life is short. Love is vast. Time is now.
Condolences may be expressed at www.orpfh.com.