Hazel L. (Whitehead) Kornegay went to our Lord November 29, 2017, and joined Clifford, her beloved sweetheart and husband of sixty-four years.
Hazel was born July 7, 1931, in Laneville and graduated Henderson High School. She was preceded in death by parents Jonny G. and Ivy Whitehead, sisters Floye Mae Kimmel, Lorene Austin, nephew Tex Marlin and infant grandson Jeffrey Greer.
She is survived by daughters Sharlet Newkirk and husband David, Judy Greer and husband Jimmie, son Clifford M. Kornegay ; grandchildren Angela Goodwell and husband Jason, Jon Newkirk and wife Julie, Ashley Greer, Jeb Newkirk and wife Elisha ; great grandchildren Spencer Newkirk, Jacob Goodwell, Riley Newkirk, and Adam Goodwell.
Hazel enjoyed her thirty years in sales with Fedway and Dillard,s .She had a flair for gardening as evidenced by the numerous exotic plantings in her yard. Her greatest passion was her faith, family, and friends.
Hazel and family are early members of Ware Acres Baptist Church now Camille Acres Baptist Church. Hazel’s faith sustained her through life’s highs and lows and was with her in the end as she began anew in the Lord.
Funeral services will be held at Welch Funeral Home and will commence at 10 o'clock in the morning, Saturday December 2nd, 2017. The family will receive friends for a time of visitation one hour prior to the start of the service.