Hazel Baird Robertson, age 89, of Roanoke Rapids, died Thursday, December 1, 2016, at her residence.
She was born in Halifax County, daughter of the late Edward Lee Baird and Elizabeth O. Harper Baird. Hazel was a floral designer for more than 71 years. She was a member of the All Saints Episcopal Church.
Preceding Hazel in death were her Husband, James “Jimmy” McRae Robertson and a brother, Thomas Baird.
Surviving are her daughter, Kaye Robertson Parnell, of Roanoke Rapids; granddaughter, Elizabeth Denise Parnell Ward and her husband, Steven, of Roanoke Rapids; great grandchildren, Molly Elizabeth Ward and Gavin McRae Ward; brother, Charles “Buck” Baird, of Roanoke Rapids.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, December 3, 2016 at Cedarwood Cemetery, with The Reverend C. Frederick Eichner officiating.
Arrangements are being taken care of by Wrenn, Clarke, & Hagan Funeral and Cremation Service where the family will receive friends one hour prior to the service and at other times at 820 Virginia Street, Roanoke Rapids.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Educational Fund for the Great grandchildren in the name of Hazel Robertson, in care of BB&T Bank, 1583 E. Tenth St, Roanoke Rapids, NC.