Hazel Woodward Price, age 83, Chestoa Pike, Erwin, went home to be with the Lord at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, August 7, 2012, in Unicoi County Memorial Hospital following a brief illness.
She was a lifelong resident of Unicoi County and a daughter of the late Jake V. and Minnie Ledford Woodward. Mrs. Price was a member of Pathway Free Will Baptist Church and was a retired seamstress for Industrial Garment Company.
Other than her parents, Mrs. Price was preceded in death by two sons: James Shelton, and an infant, David Price; one daughter: Debbie Higgins; one grandson: James Higgins; two brothers: Cecil Woodward and Lynn Woodward; and one sister: Wilma Woodward Foster.
Mrs. Price is survived by one daughter: Peggy Hicks and husband, Will, Hayes, Virginia; one son: Roger D. Price, Erwin; eight grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; two brothers: Kenneth Woodward and wife, Lynn, Ray Woodward and wife, Polly, all of Erwin; three sisters: Alma Simmons and husband, Bill, Erwin, Louise Jones, Unicoi, and Mary Nappa and husband, Vince, Palm Bay, Florida; Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of dear friends.
Funeral service for Mrs. Price will be held Thursday, August 9, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. in the Robert Ledford Funeral Home Chapel. Reverend Harold Lewis, Reverend Craig Shelton and Reverend Kevin Laws will officiate. Special music will be provided by Queenie Wheeler.
Interment will follow in Martin’s Creek Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be her grandson, Brandon Hicks, her nephews, Ashley Woodward, Tony Jones and Keith Simmons, and friends, Charles Johnson and Bud Blankenship. Honorary pallbearers will be friends, Toby Bennett, Ronnie Bennett, Scott Fowler, Harry Corn and Pete Rutter.
The family of Mrs. Price will receive friends from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. Thursday prior to the service at the funeral home and other times at the home of her brother, Kenneth, 745 Maple Avenue, Erwin.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make memorial contributions may do so to the family to help defray funeral expenses.
Online condolences, photos and memories may be shared with the Price family through our interactive Book of Memories at www.ledfordfuneralhomes.com.
Robert Ledford Funeral Home And Chapel, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin, Tennessee 37650 is privileged to serve the Price family. (423) 743-1380