Fred Dean Hazel, age 91, passed away September 3, 2017. He was a native Murfreesboro and served in the United States Army. He was preceded in death by his mother, Rosie Turner; wife, Lena Smitty Hazel; son, Dean Hazel; brother, Emery Washington Hazel; and great-grandson, Devin Mears. He is survived by his son, Billy Hazel; 11 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren; and 9 great-great grandchildren. Visitation with the family will be 4:00-8:00 PM, Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at Smith Funeral Home, Woodbury. Chapel service will be 1:00 PM, Thursday at Smith Funeral with Dwight Smitty officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery with military honors. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Arrangements are under the direction of Smith Funeral Home, Woodbury, TN, 615-563-5337.