Hazel Brite


Hazel Thompson Brite was born Feb. 1, 1937, in Dale, Texas. She was the youngest child born to Elzie and Bernice Johnson-Thompson.

On Jan. 9, 1954, she married Kenneth Brite and to this union eight children were born.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Kenneth Brite; son, Kenneth Brite Jr.; sister, Berma Ross; brother William Thompson; and one granddau


She leaves to mourn her cherished memory a loving family including sons: John E. Brite, Eddie R. Brite, Gus L. Brite, Herbert E. Brite, and Kenny L. Brite, all of Dale, Texas, and William N. Brite (Diane), of San Diego, Calif; daughters: Callie M. Roland, C. Jeanetta Brite and Sheena Brite, all of Dale; and sister, Dorthy Greenwood, of Dale. Also surviving are 16 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and a host of other relatives and friends.

A wake was scheduled on Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, from 6 – 8 p.m. at Eeds Funeral Home. Funeral services were planned at 11 a.m. on Dec. 24, 2013, at the Dale Corinth United Methodist Church with Pastor-Reverend Mae Fletcher officiating, and burial following at the Dale Memorial Cemetery.

A special thanks from the family of Haze to: Dr. Laurence’s staff, Heart to Heart Hospice, Pflugerville Nursing Home, Seton Medical Center and Parkview Rehabilitation.

All arrangements with Eeds Funeral Home 408 S. Main St., Lockhart, Texas 78644. (512) 398-2343.



  1. Diggy and Leslie Smith 23 December, 2013 at 15:16 Reply

    Our heartfelt condolenceses go out to you & your beloved family at this juncture in your lives. May God bless you and keep you and knowing that this beautiful lady made such an impact on each and everyone of you. Our prayers are with you! Eddie, you have made a difference in our lives and we see where it came from after reading such a poignant life story of your Mama. We know she is proud!

  2. Barbara & Joaquin Trevino 7 January, 2014 at 05:52 Reply

    We want to express our Sympathy to the entire Brite….My husband Joaquin and I moved to Dale many years ago and she and Herbert welcomed us as friends in their Store KQ and Joaquin loved to see her smiling face when she would come into Smith Supply….what a true child of God she was and I just have to say She made the best Chili I ever tasted…never could get that recipe though 🙂 We no longer live in the area…but we always felt right at home when we would visit the store..I know in my heart God called another Angel Home so I won’t say good bye for she is not really gone…I’ll just say I’ll see you Mrs. Brite when it comes my time to live with Jesus ….With Love to the family ..your Momma was one very beautiful Lady Inside and out….Barbara & Joaquin Trevino Harlingen, Texas

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