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Linda (Wright) Johnston Hazen

Linda (Wright) Johnston Hazen, 81, of Fort Wayne and formerly of Huntington, died May 8.

Mrs. Hazen graduated from Kokomo High School. She served for many years as librarian at Lincoln Elementary School She was a member of College Park United Brethren Church in Huntington. She also was a member of Huntington Saddle Club and Three Rivers Visiting Dogs of Fort Wayne.

She was born in Rector, Arkansas, on March 12, 1941, to Johnie Floyd Mitchell Wright and Gertie Wright. She married Bob Johnston. He preceded her in death. She later married Harold Hazen. He survives.

Additional survivors include children: Robert (Carey) Johnston, Jr., of Huntington, Mitchell (Sherry) Johnston, of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, Jaye Lynn Johnston, of Fort Wayne, Jeanne’ (Steve) Beck, of Van Wert, Ohio, Harold (Tracy) Hazen, of San Ramon, California, Robert (Amy) Hazen, of Naperville, Illinois, and Carmel (Sean) Jones, of Phoenix, Arizona; 17 grandchildren and nine great- grandchildren.

Calling will take place May 11, from noon - 1 p.m. with funeral services immediately following at Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel.

Burial will be at Gardens of Memory Cemetery in Huntington County.

Memorials may be made to Stillwater Hospice, in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford St., Huntington, IN 46750.

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