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Hazel Patterson Martin


Revised on: 01.18.2017 at 04:15 p.m.

Posted on: 01.18.2017 at 04:14 p.m.

Hazel Patterson Martin, 90, died Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCare Center. She was born June 29, 1926 in Columbus County, the daughter of the late C.D. Patterson and Lettie McPherson Patterson. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Dewey Patterson.

Hazel was a member of Western Prong Baptist Church where she served in various positions for many years. She worked with her husband as secretary at NAPA in Whiteville.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19 at Peacock Funeral Home. Her funeral service will be at held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 20 at Western Prong Baptist Church with Rev. Ronnie Wilson officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

She is survived by her husband, Henry D. Martin; one son, Andy C. Martin and wife, Jennifer, of Whiteville; one daughter, Lisa M. Reid and husband, J.B., of Reidsville; and four grandchildren, Allison Martin, Joshua David, Kayla Reid, and Bryan Reid.

Memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCare Center, 206 Warrior Trail, Whiteville, N.C. 28472.

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