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Hazel Carter Grissom, 69, of Roanoke Rapids, died Wednesday, December 27, 2017, at Duke University Hospital.

A native of Roanoke Rapids, Hazel was the daughter of the late Andrew Carter and Betty Brooks Carter. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Charles Grissom, and a sister, Dora Lee Cook. Hazel worked as a hairdresser for many years, then retired from contractor sales at Moore’s Building Supplies.

Hazel is survived by her son, Kenny Porch and his wife Donna, of Gaston; her brother, Andrew Thomas Carter of Greenville, NC ; brother in law, William Cook Sr. of Gaston; three grandchildren, Chris, Travis, and Danielle Porch, special niece, Betty J “BJ” Carter, with whom she lived, nieces and nephews, Darlene Maxwell, William Cook Jr, Andrew Hallenbeck, and Sherry Vowell.

Wrenn Clarke & Hagan Funeral and Cremation Service is taking care of arrangements where the family will receive friends Saturday, December 30, 2017 from 6:00 until 7:30 P.M. No services are planned at this time.

Memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.


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