Emilie Sue Hazelbaker

February 29, 1964 ~ August 21, 2019 (age 55)

Emilie Sue Hazelbaker, 55, of Botkins, Ohio, formerly of Chillicothe passed from this life on Wednesday morning, August 21, 2019 at the home of her son in Chillicothe following an extended illness.  She was born February 29, 1964 in Corpus Christi, Texas to Frederick and Thelma (Hammond) Smith.

Surviving is her long-time companion, Bob McElhaney, Botkins, Ohio; her children, Kristin Shewalter (Leroy Brown) and Lance Shewalter (Tara Parker);  grandchildren, Ian Harrington, Kylie Harrington, Leroy Brown II, Christopher Brown, Camron Shewalter and Abbigail Shewalter; sisters, Linda Smith, Cathy Underwood and Freda Cunningham and brother, Gary Smith, all of Chillicothe.  Her parents, sister, Brenda Smith and brother, Greg Smith preceded her in death.

Emilie was passionate about being a mother, a grandmother and a friend.  A selfless giver, she lived each day to bring joy to everyone she encountered.  Even in her final days, she was busy planning ways to bring joy to others.

A Celebration of Emilie’s Life will be held at 4:00 pm on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at theThe Red Barn, 14886 Pleasant Valley Road, Chillicothe, Ohio.  The FAWCETT OLIVER GLASS AND PALMER FUNERAL HOME are honored to serve the family. 


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