Hazel Hill Wright, 95, went home to the Lord on Wednesday. A native of Johnston County she was daughter to the late Milliard & Zilphia Stancil Hill. She retired from Corinth Holders Elementary after 22 years of cafeteria services. Hazel was a true mother in every sense of the word. Her family were her life. She was preceded in death by husband, Leon “Shine” Wright, son, Donald Ray Wright, siblings, Vernon Hill, Beatrice Renfrow, & Mavis Godwin.
She is survived by her children, Wayne Wright (Jeannie), Linwood M. Wright, Gregory H. Wright (Terry), all of Middlesex, Laverne Murray (Donald) of Kenly, sister, Eloise Sidelinger (Wayne) of Wilson, 4 grandchildren, & 8 great grandchildren.
Funeral service 3 pm, Saturday, Friendship Free Will Baptist Church with visitation from 1:30 – 3 pm, prior to the service. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell. www.stricklandfuneralhomes.net