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HAZEL SHERMAN Hazel Burgett Sherman, 72, of Las Vegas, passed away Nov. 25, 2012. She is survived by her husband, of almost 50 years, Stephen Sherman; her daughter, Kimberly Dobaj; her son, David Sherman; and two grandsons, Demitri and Harrison Dobaj. Born March 28, 1940, in Roseboro, N.C., Hazel was one of 12 children to the late James Robert and Eliza Jane Burgett. She is survived by one brother; and six sisters. While raising her children, Hazel earned her bachelor and master degrees, culminating in a doctorate from the University of William and Mary in 1976. Hazel was a life-long educator and served as a teacher and principal in the Clark County School District for over 10 years. Her hobbies included genealogy, quilting and puzzles. With a zest for adventure, she enjoyed boating on Lake Mead, golfing, scuba diving, snow skiing and even tried bungee jumping. She lived and traveled all over the U.S., and enjoyed visiting Canada, Mexico, and Europe. She will be fondly remembered for her smile, sense of humor, southern charm and loving impact on those she knew. Memorial services will be at 2 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 29, at Crumpler-Honeycutt Funeral Home, 118 Fayetteville St., Clinton, NC 28328. Burial following in Roseboro.

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