Hazel Annette (Pratt) Moore, 59, of Hominy, passed away on Friday, March 13, 2015 in Cleveland, Okla. She married Michael Moore on April 13, 1985 and worked for the Native American Times in the circulation department. Hazel was a lifelong Hominy resident.
Hazel was born in Enid to Edward and Freda Lee (Kipp) Pratt on November 29, 1955. She was a member of the Osage, Pawnee and Blackfeet Nations and was a Zon-Zo-Li Committee cook for many years. She graduated from Hominy High School and then attended Rogers State University in Claremore, and also attended Oklahoma State University in Stillwater. She was a member of the Friends Church, St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, both in Hominy, and also was a member of the Native American Church.
Hazel is survived by: her husband Michael of the home; three children: Cynthia Moore of Hominy, Stuart Moore of Nashville, Tenn. and Vanessa Moore of Hominy; and five siblings: Cynthia Aken of Albuquerque, N.M., Alfred Horse Chief of Jemez Pueblo, N.M., Sammy Evanoff of Tulsa, Mandi Grimes of Hominy and Stacey Pratt of Hominy.
Hazel is preceded in death by: her parents and her grandparents, George and Josephine Kipp.
Rosary was held at 7:00 PM, Sunday, March 15, 2015 at the Hominy Indian Village Chapel. Indian Services were at 8 a.m., Monday, March 16 at the Hominy Indian Village Chapel with Eddy Red Eagle Jr. as speaker. Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Monday, March 16 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Hominy with Fr. Bruce Brosnahan officiating. Pallbearers were: Orion Bush, Jeffery Kidder, Chris Jake, Shawn Jake, Alex DeRoin, and Joshua Bevenue. Honorary pallbearers were Darryl Kipp and John Horsechief. Burial followed at the Kipp Family Cemetery. Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home in Hominy.