Hazel Joy Krize

Published 2:27 pm Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Aug. 19, 1950 – Jan. 27, 2024

NATCHEZ – Hazel “Joy” Krize, 73, of Natchez, MS passed away peacefully at home on Jan. 27, 2024. She was an animal activist and avid gardener who leaves behind a legacy of love, family and cherished memories.

Joy was born on Aug. 19, 1950, in Natchez, MS the daughter of George Inman and Mildred Norton.

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She is preceded in death by her father and mother; sisters, Judia Inman and Virginia Morris; brothers, George Inman and Rufus L. Inman, and son-in-law, Clay McNeil.

Joy leaves behind her husband, Frank Krize III; daughters, Joyce Sonnier (Millard) and Jennifer Rogers (Ty); grandchildren, Whitney Knapik (Bob), John Clay McNeil (Kelsey), Jessica McNeil (Brandon), Arya Rogers, Kayla Rogers and Willow Rogers; great-grandchildren, Zachary Gordon, Carter Stowers, Addison Stowers and Kalie McNeil; stepchildren, Elizabeth Krize, Kimberly Cunningham and Frank Krize IV; sisters, Betty Inman, Georgeanne Smith and Nadine Inman.

At this time no service will be held, a memorial will be held at a later date.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at lairdfh.com.