Hazel Lee Barkum-Taylor
Summary: communion steward and lifelong member of Faith Missionary Baptist Church in the Mississippi Gulf Coast of Gulfport, Mississippi who was hospitalized in critical condition at an intensive care unit for more than a month from traumatic injuries caused by the floodwaters received in the aftermath of the devastating Hurricane Katrina tropical cyclone that struck the southeastern United States in late August 2005 causing unprecedented death and destruction along the U.S. Gulf Coast with the highest number of lives lost and the most severe damage took place mostly in New Orleans, Louisiana where the flood protection system failed, in which it was ranked as one of the five deadliest hurricanes and the costliest natural disaster in the history of the United States.
Cause of Death: Complications from injuries due to Hurricane Katrina
Born: July 16, 1918
Died: October 13, 2005
Location: Gulfport, Mississippi