The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

July 22, 2013

Hazeleen Smith


Monday, July 22, 2013 — Hazeleen Little Smith, 88 years of age, of Locust, N.C., passed away Friday, July 19, 2013, at home.

Hazeleen was born June 30, 1925, to the late John Lee Little and the late Ina Mae Little. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Jacob Newell Smith, and granddaughter, Jessica Smith.

The family will receive friends from 10-11 a.m. Monday, July 22, 2013, at Hartsell Funeral Home in Midland. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. following visitation in the Hartsell Funeral Home Chapel officiated by Rev. Earl Bradshaw and Rev. Jim White. Burial will follow at the Oakboro Cemetery.

Survivors include son, Steven B. Smith of Indian Trail, N.C.; daughter, Shirley Little of Locust, N.C.; daughter, Bonnie Preslar and husband Truett of Oakboro, N.C.; six grandchildren; three great- grandchildren; brother, S.J. Little of Wingate, N.C.; sister, Betty McCoy of Wingate, N.C.; daughter-in-law, Kathy Smith of Charlotte, N.C.; and “adopted son,” Pete Watterson of Locust, N.C.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mill Grove United Methodist Church, where she was a long time member, at 7311 Mill Grove Road, Indian Trail, NC 28079.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Midland is serving the Smith family.

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