BURLINGTON - Hazel Ruth Shepard, 83, a resident of Ashton Place, died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, after a lengthy illness.
Hazel was a native of Guilford County and the daughter of the late Robert Wilson Shepard and the late Ada Florence Brady Shepard. She was retired from Nova Design and a member of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church.
Hazel is survived by her daughter, Vickie Sue Johnson of Graham and her son, William Larry Johnson of Whitsett. She is the last survivor in a family of eight siblings.
A graveside service will be held Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013 at 2 p.m. in Pine Hill Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at Rich and Thompson Funeral and Cremation Service in Burlington, Tuesday evening, from 6 until 8. At other times they will be at their residences.
The family would like to thank the members of Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church for their continued prayers, cards and kind words. They would also like to thank the staff of Hospice of Greensboro and her many friends at Ashton Place for their kindness and support.
Condolences may be emailed to the family directly at email@example.com
or online condolences may be made at www.richandthompson.com