Thornburg, Hazel

GRAHAM, NC Mrs. Hazel Mae Powell Thornburg, 97, of Graham, North Carolina died on May 17, 2018 at her residence. Hazelwas born in Iredell County, North Carolina to the late Thomas Frank and Maude Hayes Powell.She was fortunate to have lived a long life, loving her family, gardeningand enjoying life. Hazel retired from Drexel Heritage in High Point. She was also preceded in death by nine brothers and two sisters and dog, Molly Survivors includethree daughters, Faye Blair of Graham, Swannie Dexter and husband Robbie of Oak Ridge, NC and Flonnie Brown and husband Dewey, Jr. of Graham. The loving nanny of five grandchildren and eightgreat-grandchildren. Also she is survived by her loving dog,Quain. A funeral servicewill be held at 11:00 a.m.,on Monday, May 21, 2018at Walker’s Funeral Home of Mebane Chapel with Rev. MJ Tucci officiating. Interment will follow in the Graham Memorial Park. Visitation will be at the home following the service at the cemetery. The family will be gathering at the home on Saturday for friends to stop in and pay their respect. We were blessed to of had her as a mom all these years. In return, we gave her the loving care she deserved till the end. Till we see her again. In lieu of flowers, donations should be made toHospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Rd., Burlington, NC 27215 or to St. Judes Childrens Hospital. Walker’s Funeral Home of Mebane is in charge of the arrangements and an online guest registry is available at

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