Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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December 30, 2010

Hazel Gregory Cockrell

MAYBEURY —  Hazel Gregory Cockrell, 73, of Maybeury, W.Va., went to be with her Heavenly Father on Saturday, December 25, 2010 at 12:40 a.m. while in the care of McDowell Nursing Home. Born July 2, 1937 in Maybeury, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Stephen and Lula Wade Gregory.

She became a member of Church of God in Christ in 1958. She served faithfully as Sunday School teacher, Sunday School Superintendent, church secretary, church treasurer, YPWW President, Missionary President, Missionary secretary, Assistant Pastor, Supply Pastor, and at the time of her death she was Ordained pastor.

She was a graduate of Elkhorn High School.

She was preceded in death by five brothers, Sonnie, Stephen, Randolph, William Gregory, and Clifton Prunty; and two sisters, Mable Jackson, and Evelene Gregory.

She is survived by one brother, Carnell Gregory of Maybeury, W.Va.; nephew/son, Leonard Gregory, and wife Regina Gregory of Bluefield, W.Va. She has one grandson, Maurice Gregory of Bluefield, W.Va.; and three great-grandchildren, Kylianna, Kaylee, and Keyala; a host of nieces, and nephews; two sisters-in-law, Eloise Gregory of Ocala, Fla., and Mable Gregory of Philadelphia, Pa.; her church family, Ella Mae, Clara Mae, Kathy, Rosalind, Iva, Anita, and Renita, all of Maybeury, W.Va., Teresa of Maryland, Cynthia of Washington, D.C.; and a host of spiritual children.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday, December 31, 2010 at 12:00 p.m. at Church of God, Maybeury, W.Va. with District Elder Leroy Shaw officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at Roselawn Cemetery, Princeton, W.Va.

Arrangements entrusted to McConnell Funeral Home of Bluefield, W.Va.

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