Hazel Frances Flick Burner

Hazel Frances Burner

Age 96, Shenandoah, Va.

Hazel Frances Flick Burner of Shenandoah passed away at the home of her daughter Paula and son-in-law Wayne on May 29 at the age of 96 years young. 

Hazel was born on March 17, 1924 to Mary Kyle Frazier Flick and J Vernon Flick.  She was the oldest of seven children.

Hazel was a graduate of Elkton High School.

On July 4, 1944 she married Paul B. Burner, and she became a homemaker and mother to three children, Douglas B Burner (deceased 10-3-2017), Barry P Burner (wife Jean) Watchung NJ , and Paula Burner-Kibler (husband Wayne) Luray, VA.  Hazel has one granddaughter Lauren Burner-Lawrence ( husband Tim) Brooklyn, NY.

Hazel leaves behind her baby sister, Betty Jane Secrist (husband Phil) of Shenandoah. Betty and Phil provided countless acts of love and kindness.   A very special niece and her family Delana (De De) Zimmerman (husband Dennis) and their children Zac, Nicholaus and Caroline. A special nephew Victor Bennington and wife Patty. 

Hazel was a faithful member of Christ United Methodist Church for over 70 years and was the Treasurer of the Fisherette Sunday School Class for 58 years.

Hazel was also a long time member of the Shenandoah Crafters.

Hazel enjoyed life, never complaining and always having a grateful heart.  She loved her children more than anything and was the best mom any child could ask for!

Hazel was proceeded in death by her husband Paul who passed away on June 25, 1980, as well as siblings, Evelyn Dearing, Joseph V Flick, Calvin Flick, Janet Bennington and James Flick.

The family would like to express their gratitude to her own family, as well as her Christ United Methodist Church Family, and the special ladies of the Fisherette Class. Becky Hawkins, R.N. and Ann Rosson, CNA with New Century Hospice for their excellent care. Jimmy and Bonnie Sullivan for many delicious meals and leaf raking. Longtime family friends, Theresa Comer and Steve Hensley, Robbie and Mark Colopy, Delores and Denny Gochenour, Donna and Jerry Davis, Marge and Don Zimmerman, Donna Gochenour and Donnie Knighton. Your love, support and the many acts of kindness will never be forgotten!

Per Hazel’s wishes, she will be cremated and a memorial service to honor her is tentatively scheduled for June 28, 2 p.m. at Christ United Methodist Church (this could change based on COVID-19).

Arrangements are in the caring hands of The Bradley Funeral Home in Luray, Va.

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