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Hazel C. White


Date of Service: Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Time of Service: 2:00 PM

Dateline: Henderson, NC

Hazel C. White

Hazel Compton White, 92, of Henderson, NC passed away peacefully Sunday, January 20, 2019 at the home of her daughter, surrounded by her children and grandchildren.

Born in Pike County, KY, she was the daughter of the late John Culbertson and Marcella Sanders Compton.

Mrs. White was a homemaker. She was a member of the Henderson Church of Christ. She lived the first part of her life in Grundy, VA and Abb�s Valley, VA, the last twenty years in Henderson, NC. Her accomplishments go beyond being a wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was passionate and compassionate about her family and beliefs. Always willing to help those in need, she was a counselor and mentor, giving comfort to those lost and in pain. There was so much depth to her quiet soul; her smile melted the hardest hearts. Her kindness and gentleness will be missed beyond measure.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at Sossamon Funeral Home Chapel, conducted by Rev. Frank Sossamon. Following the service, she will be laid to rest in Elmwood Cemetery alongside her husband and son.
Surviving are four daughters, Victoria White of Lexington, NC, Rebecca Keene (Perrie) of Henderson, NC, Kimberly Jo Looney (Stanley) of Suffolk, VA, and Evelyn Cain (Robert) of Fort White, FL; three sons, Daniel White (Irene) of Suffolk, VA, James White of Henderson, NC, and Randall White (Becky) of Nemours, WV; fourteen grandchildren; and sixteen great-grandchildren. The last surviving member of her immediate family, she was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-nine years, Eulice White; a son, Timothy White; four sisters, Ruby Branham, Lois Richardson, Patricia Arvin, and Jonnie Mabe; two brothers, Albry Compton and Blake Compton. Her father, John C. Compton and her eighteen-year-old brother, Floyd Albritton Compton were killed in the Red Jacket Mine Explosion in April, 1938 in Keen Mountain, VA.

The family will receive friends at Sossamon Funeral Home the hour prior to the service. All other times, they will be at the home of her daughter, 130 Cedarwood Drive, Henderson.

Arrangements are by Sossamon Funeral Home (formerly Flowers Funeral Home).

Date of Death: Sunday, January 20, 2019






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