Hazel Burnette Shaffner, 86, of Galax, died at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center – Palliative Care Unit on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013.
She was born Sept. 14, 1926, in Carroll County to the late Lelia and Roscoe Burnette.
Survivors include five sons, Duane Shaffner and wife, Pam, and Darrell Shaffner, all of Fries, Jeff Shaffner and wife, Jean, of Galax, Eddie Shaffner and wife, Michelle, of Woodlawn and Mike Shaffner and wife, Kathy, of Greenville, S.C.; one brother, Clyde Burnette and wife, Linda, of Woodlawn; 12 grandchildren; three step grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two step great-grandchildren; special friends; two special cousins; and several other family and friends.
A memorial service will be held today, Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at Twin County Funerals Sanctuary at 7 p.m. Pastor Johnny Young and Pastor Angie Lineberry will officiate.
Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m.
Flowers are appreciated, or memorials can be made to the American Lung Association, 1301 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Suite 800 Washington, DC 20004, or Calvary Church of Christ, 2357 Hebron Road, Galax, Va. 24333 in her memory.
Twin County Funerals is serving the Shaffner family.
Online condolences can be made at www.twincountyfunerals.com.