Norma Hazelwood

Mrs. Norma Jean Dunn Hazelwood, age 71, of Covington, VA, died Friday, November 2, 2018, at the Brian Center of Alleghany, Low Moor, VA.

Mrs. Hazelwood was born January 25, 1947, in Ronceverte, WV, the daughter of the late V.B. "Pete" Dunn and Pauline Bessie Copeland Dunn. She was the wife of the late Monty Ray Hazelwood.

A member of the community since 1968, she was a substitute teacher in both the Covington and Alleghany school systems. Norma was the author of two published children books. She and Monty were very proud of having a great influence on her neighbor's children, Tyler, Travis, and Trever Fridley.

Mrs. Hazelwood was an active and faithful member of Temple Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Fellowship Sunday School class. Norma also served the church as director of Vacation Bible School and on various other committees as her health allowed.

Most of all, Norma truly loved spending time with her grandson, Andy, who was the apple of her eye.

Mrs. Hazelwood is survived by a son, Kevin Hazelwood and wife, Lisa, of Covington; a daughter, Kathy Hazelwood Clark of Covington; a grandson, John Andrew "Andy" Clark; a sister, Dreama Dunn Thompson and husband, Harrel; a number of nieces and nephews; and special friends, Brian Hirt, Pam Hirt, and Phyllis Deacon.

A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday, November 6, 2018, at Temple Baptist Church with the Rev. William Hartsfield officiating. Interment will follow in Swope Cemetery in Rock Camp, WV.

The family will receive friends on Monday, November 5, 2018, from 7-8:30 p.m. at Loving Funeral Home.

The family suggests that memorial tributes take the form of contributions to Temple Baptist Church, 300 Stratton Street, Covington, VA 24426.

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Loving Funeral Home in Covington is in charge of arrangements.

Obituary originally published in the October 5, 2018 edition of The West Virginia Daily News.


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